8 Criteria to Consider When Choosing Auditorium Seating

  When selecting the perfect seating solution for your school auditorium space, the variety of auditorium fixed seating choices on the market can be overwhelming. Determining which style will satisfy your budget, your design and, ultimately, your audience, isn’t easy. But, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled the top features to consider when choosing the perfect

Add a New Lab or Makerspace to Your School Without Paying for Long Construction Delays

  Upgrading or increasing the capacity of school laboratories and makerspace is a question on the minds of leadership teams at private religious schools these days. How so? The pandemic plays a part in this, both directly and indirectly. Let’s start with the direct part. Many students are in need of significant catchup, particularly in

Which Cafeteria Table Is Best for Your School?

  There is nothing more important than a young person’s education. Smart, attentive teachers might be the building blocks of learning, but there are a variety of tools that a child needs to succeed in school. Quality school furniture, for example, is a necessity that often goes overlooked. When it comes to choosing the right

The Importance of Choosing Quality Classroom Furniture

  Education, it’s been said by many, is the foundation of the future. And what better place to invest than in the future of our children and our society? It’s a goal of every educational institution (we hope) to empower children and young adults to reach their full potential. In an effort to make that

Flexibility: The New Movement in Classroom Design

  By Melissa Potter Reminiscing about the first days of kindergarten or elementary brings that familiar song back, the one that includes this line: “…we’re all in our places with bright shining faces.” What a difference a few decades have made. As classroom teachers and instructional leaders have planned for the opening of schools in

Reimagining Learning Spaces This New School Year

  By Eileen Roybal Surviving the “EdVenture” that was 2020 lands stakeholders in a unique situation to take advantage of an opportunity to reimagine learning spaces. Choosing the proper desking and seating is a great place to start. Desks and chairs are often the first things people notice when entering an educational space. And, after

Making a Successful Makerspace

  Schools everywhere want to create successful learning spaces (i.e., Makerspace, Fab Labs and STEM/STEAM Labs, etc.), but few understand the essential elements that create a successful and impactful space. First, schools need to develop a plan. Very often, schools rush to bring STEM learning to students, spending money on various 3D printers, lasers, and

Advantages of Flexible Seating for School Libraries

  Evolutions in technology and pedagogy have created a demand for new types of learning spaces. Educators are finding that students work and learn best in environments that are fun, engaging, and collaborative. For this reason, school libraries are beginning to change and evolve to include more flexible seating options. How School Libraries Are Changing

Strategies for Student Engagement During and After COVID-19

  By John Myers Communities across the country are faced with many challenges as they re-open their schools in a COVID-19 world. As a designer and manufacturer of furniture solutions for learning environments, we care deeply about the well-being of today’s students and the amazing educators who lead and guide them. We understand the value

Media Center Planning Guide

  Libraries have changed dramatically. No longer are they exclusively furnished with tall, static bookshelves. In many schools, this space has morphed into a multi-media center where students research, discover and explore their ideas. Media centers are the hub of the school. These are now flexible spaces that accommodate technology, teaching and versatile student or
Pandemic Products