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The Third Teacher

The Third Teacher

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By (author) OWP/P Architects

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  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 183mm x 254mm x 25mm | 907g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0810989980
  • ISBN 13: 9780810989986
  • Illustrations note: 100 full-colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 23,968

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Created by an international team of architects and designers concerned about our failing education system, "The Third Teacher" explores the critical link between the school environment and how children learn. Written for anyone who has school-age children in their life, from educators and education decision-makers to parents and community activists, this book is intended to ignite a blaze of discussion and initiative about environment as an essential element of learning. Contributors include children's singer and advocate Raffi, author and creativity consultant Sir Ken Robinson, scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki, inventor James Dyson, and other experts who are working to create fresh solutions to problems and create a new blueprint for the future of education.

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"The Third Teacher" is a collaboration between OWP/P Architects, VS Furtniture, and Bruce Mau Design. OWP/P Architects has offices in Chicago and Phoenix and has worked with more than 150 school clients to support their educational vision. VS Furniture is a 110-year-old manufacturer of educational furnishings based in Germany. Bruce Mau Design is a business and cultural design studio with offices in Toronto and Chicago.