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Spaces That Work

(RE)Designing Unique Learning Spaces in Your School Community

Why change your learning spaces? The better question is- Why are you waiting?

This course looks at the reason for change, the evaluation of current space, purpose, and function, and gives take-aways on what is needed to change a space. As a part of the course, you will also receive checklists for designing a unique learning environment and what is needed to start the building a timeline and action plan for your school.

Space redesign, active learning, and learning spaces, such as makerspaces, have revolutionized education. All educational stakeholders need to find ways to leverage these things. In this course, I share with you everything I have learned about planning and creating unique learning environments that encompass classrooms as well as other large spaces throughout school communities. I will share with you tips and secrets for doing this with little to no money and provide you with examples from across the Nation.

Whether you are new to the classroom, a seasoned teacher, or a school leader, there is something in this course for everyone.

You Will Learn How to:

  • Plan, create, launch or redesign a unique learning environment in your school, library or classroom
  • Support your classroom/active learning space/makerspace on any budget
  • Effectively manage and facilitate your space allowing for fluid movement.
  • Create a unique learning environment that will unleash student creativity

Who should enroll?

  • PK-12 classroom teachers
  • School library media specialists/librarians
  • STEM educators
  • Tech integration teachers
  • Educational technology teachers
  • School leaders
  • All educational stakeholders
  • Those who don't have a makerspace, but want one
  • Those who do have makerspace, but are looking to improve theirs

What you get

  • Discover how education has changed, and why space design is important
  • A step-by-step breakdown of how to plan, create and open any creative space.
  • Over 1 hour of multimedia content
  • Printable resources to use to help guide you through the process of planning and creating your space
  • Help and support all throughout your journey through this course
  • The opportunity to earn an official Worlds of Making, 'Spaces That Work' microcredential, upon course completion
  • An special bonus module with materials and videos from our internal Course sponser SteelCase
  • A bonus module that includes generic layout designs for inspiration


Your Instructor


Pat La Morte
Pat La Morte

Pat La Morte is an educator in the state of New Jersey and Florida with over 20 years experience. He has taught 9-12, college and is currently thePrincipal at Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona Beach, Florida.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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