As temperatures rise and more sunny days are upon us, teachers are pushing to create spaces for outdoor classrooms.
It’s important to furnish these spaces with pieces that are both durable and comfortable, so that students can focus on the lessons rather than worry about where and how to get comfortable.
Smith System’s new Flowform™ Outdoor line of furniture offers pieces to do just that – check out our favorites!
With the rise of makerspaces and collaborative classrooms, the need for innovative furniture solutions is greater than ever.
Diversified Woodcrafts make fitting the modern classroom a breeze. They provide schools across the U.S. with innovative tables, casework, desks and other high-quality furniture.
With plenty of options for customization, their products can work in virutally all school environments!
Media Technologies offers furniture options for many areas of schools, including classrooms, makerspaces, and libraries. They consistently anticipate the changing needs of educators and work to customize their offerings to meet them.
With three unique collections, Media Technologies helps schools utilize the space they have to their best ability.
They are the go-to manufacturer for school architects and interior designers.
The way students young and old will learn in the classroom will be very different in the coming year. Because of this, classroom set-ups need to be adjusted.
Educators have a difficult task ahead of them. They must comply with socially-distant regulations and recommendations while still promoting collaboration and a sense of community among students.
Read up on ideas for a distant, yet collaborative classroom furniture set up for 2021.
STEM curriculum is not a novel concept in the United States education system. However, with a workforce landscape that is evolving each year, and an increased need for people with complex problem-solving skills, the importance of STEM disciplines continues to grow.
In fact, the U.S Department of Education released a five-year plan in late 2018 that focuses on providing all schools with the resources and tools necessary to offer STEM programming at a high level. It has become very clear that the skills and knowledge gained from this type of educational curriculum remain top priority and importance moving forward.
Comfortable is not a word often associated with 2020. Changes in routines, strict guidelines, and uncertainty have disrupted comfort levels across the globe.
Educational institutions have not been immune either. However, schools are doing their best to reconcile this by bringing in furniture for their students and staff that is both highly functional and extremely comfortable.
The year 2020 has proven difficult for everyone. Quite possibly, the education industry has been the hardest hit in terms of the need for completely restructuring the existing system and daily operations.
Schools are not only having to decide whether to offer virtual or blended learning. If they choose to bring students and staff back in the building, they must also rethink the traditional classroom set up to be able to provide a safe space for learning.
School auditoriums come in a range of shapes and sizes, so measuring for curtains can be difficult. In addition, there are a multitude of curtain styles, finishes and fabric choices. Lastly, budgets for the arts in education are constantly shrinking, adding an extra level of difficulty when making selections.
Furnishing your auditorium with new curtains can add so much to the aesthetics and overall atmosphere, so we have tried to make all these choices easier. We will walk you through how to pick the best curtain for your school stage, going over the types of curtains, fabric selection and how to determine size requirements.
The year 2020 has presented educational institutions with unprecedented situations and circumstances.
The swift emergence of COVID-19 in the spring forced schools to close quickly without much warning.
Education then shifted to a virtual environment that was less than ideal in districts without adequate technology and infrastructures.
Whether private, public, or charter, things are going to be a bit different when schools reopen this year
This is especially true as the fall flu season approaches.
Companies like American Specialties Inc. are ready for the school year and already have dozens of options that include safe equipment and supplies for opening schools.