Doug McIntosh
President • Groupwerk Inc.
GROUPWERK® embodies design that reflect images of students thinking, conversing and making together. 

I founded
GROUPWERK®
 as an educational consulting and design service with three connected features: Learning Design, Physical Space Design and Digital Space Design. Together, these interworking designs are essential in crafting engaging learning environments. 

As a K-12 educator, I design with a holistic approach to integrate pedagogy and technology within a physical learning space.  I team directly with the people within a school or district wanting to transform their traditional learning spaces.

This transformation from 20th to 21st century learning spaces uses a new lexicon to describe the metamorphosis from-

My team-based approach is ideal as I often work with school, central office, IT/Ed Tech, Facilities, Procurement and Maintenance staffs.

My project-based strategy is to accomplish the client's vision through my partnerships with authorized manufacturer vendors, and system integrators with expertise in furniture and technology installations. I'm here to work with you to design and create innovative learning spaces where students and teachers feel safe and are motivated to learn together.
"Many people lean on technology to lead educational systems change. I'm more encouraged by the growing movement to focus on crafting well-being into face-to-face learning environments as a catalyst for learning. Students today still need the human touch to guide their conversations and collaborations as they maturate in both physical and digital learning spaces." 
from Learning Environment Design (LED) by Doug McIntosh
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