PlusUs

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    PlusUs is an educational design consultancy working to re-imagine the future of learning. We partner with schools, universities, museums, businesses, foundations, and government organizations. A few examples of our work are:

    • A science curriculum designed to create a new generation of environmental stewards and reveal trends in local water quality.
    • Workshops that demonstrate how design thinking can catalyze innovation in the classroom
    • A website designed to facilitate student participation in a national applied mathematics competition.
    • A STEM curriculum to connect racing engineers with the next generation of great scientific minds.
    • Environmental graphics and wayfinding for a 21st century elementary school.
    • A brand to help tell the story of a mighty, but unheralded school.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2010
    HQPhiladelphia, US
    Websiteplusus.org

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    Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)4

    Key People/Management at PlusUs

    Phil Holcombe

    Phil Holcombe

    Director of Design
    Garreth Heidt

    Garreth Heidt

    Director of Learning
    Joseph Torre

    Joseph Torre

    Director of Strategy
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    PlusUs Office Locations

    PlusUs has an office in Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, US (HQ)
    3580 Indian Queen Ln #303
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    2010

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    PlusUs News and Updates

    PlusUs Introduces Xpad - The World's Thinnest and First-Ever Flexible Wireless Charging Pad

    PERTH, Australia, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PlusUs today introduced Xpad, the world's thinnest and first-ever flexible wireless charging pad. Featuring a charging pad made entirely from genuine Italian leather, real timber veneer or cork, Xpad is a beautiful, modern design handcrafted ...

    PlusUs Blogs

    Modernizing a Landmark Curriculum Resource

      PlusUs recently completed a project with the Center for Architecture and Design to modernize their Architecture in Education (AIE) program, an influential experience first created in 1986. The program has served as the basis for the majority of K-12 architecture education programs around the Unite…

    If We’re Not Teaching the Self, What’s the Use?

    I recently attended a conference at The Perkiomen School in East Greenville, PA on “Disrupting Education.”  Sure, it’s almost a cliché by now, this disruption thing.  However, when we’re disrupting the thing I do for a living, I’m listening.  I’m not one to sit on my laurels, trot out yesteryear’s l…

    Beautifully Irrational Arguments: Wayfinding, Designing, and Staying Foolish

    Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition…

    Design, Education, and Human Beings in the Becoming

    Project Wayfinder‘s Summer Institute for Teachers at Brown University has thrown me for a loop and shifted my perspective on professional development in several ways.  After twenty-five years in education, I don’t say those words lightly.  I’ve sat through too many workshops and classes where all it…

    PlusUs at Project Wayfinder: Purpose, Meaning, and Human Centered Design

    In a few days I will be among 50 educators from around the world attending the Project Wayfinder Teacher Institute at Brown University.  Based upon the navigational techniques of ancient Polynesian sailors, Project Wayfinder’s vision is “that all people have access to tools to create lives of meanin…

    When We Feel What Makes Your School Unique

    Imagine for a moment you’re researching possible schools for your child. You’re online looking at websites, and most are confusing, cluttered, and uninspired. They do little to communicate what the school believes, or what makes it unique. I don’t need to show you examples, I know you have some in m…

    PlusUs Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was PlusUs founded?

      PlusUs was founded in 2010.

    • Who are PlusUs key executives?

      PlusUs's key executives are Phil Holcombe, Garreth Heidt and Joseph Torre.

    • How many employees does PlusUs have?

      PlusUs has 4 employees.

    • Who are PlusUs competitors?

      Competitors of PlusUs include Alliant International University, The National Society of Leadership and Success and World Leadership School.

    • Where is PlusUs headquarters?

      PlusUs headquarters is located at 3580 Indian Queen Ln #303, Philadelphia.

    • Where are PlusUs offices?

      PlusUs has an office in Philadelphia.

    • How many offices does PlusUs have?

      PlusUs has 1 office.