Today’s demands on learning outcomes are very different from the demands of 25, or even 10 years ago. The measurements and definitions of student success are shifting. Students value cooperation and consensus-building more than they did in the past. Innovative technologies offer new ways to learn. Knowing that active learning experiences can enhance student creativity, motivation, engagement and overall success, educators are thinking beyond static rows of chairs to serve the needs of all learners. However, environments designed for traditional, passive and outmoded teaching methods can hinder the adoption of active learning.