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Classroom Lockdown Solutions

  By Rob Schorr and Paul Hevesy There are few topics in the news these days that are more important or emotionally charged than K-12 and specifically religiously oriented school security. This topic has generated a plethora of complex solutions. However, researched more thoroughly, many of the resultant system designs are certainly not for the

Furniture Configurations that Foster Student Interaction

  With the start of a new school year, it can be overwhelming for teachers as they prepare to return to the classroom. Between lesson planning, memorizing student names, class organization, and supplies checklist, the last thing on their mind might be how the classroom is arranged — as long as they have desks and

5 Design Features That Innovative Schools Utilize

  Much like all industries in which innovation is highly prized, education relies on the principle of constant growth and adaptation. This is true for the student’s knowledge and understanding of the world, the ways in which instructors teach, and even in the evolution of educational programs themselves. As an essential component of the learning

Locks Help Save Lives

  School shootings are incredibly tragic and life-altering, although, thankfully, statistically rare. According to The Final Report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, “There has never been an event in which an active shooter breached a locked classroom door.” It’s important to carefully consider your options for securing your classrooms rather than purchasing cost-saving solutions

Procuring the Best Projectors for Classroom Spaces

  By Mark W. Knox In 2022, the need for educational institutions everywhere to build effective digital and hybrid learning environments will continue to be top of mind. Digital classrooms are embracing integrated technologies that help facilitate student learning and connectivity throughout the school day, while also helping simplify tedious aspects of a teacher’s experience

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

A Good Projection Surface Is Just as Important as Buying the Right Projector

  Schools are increasingly looking to add more technology to their classrooms. When it comes to looking at your projection setup, all the attention can end up focused on what projector to buy. The screen you match with your projector is just as important! A good combination will have a major effect on performance, especially

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

How to Choose the Right Projector for Your Classroom

  By Ryan Pitterle As administrators and teachers prepped classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year, they were forced to reimagine everything. From removing unnecessary furniture from the classroom to putting desks 6 feet apart, there was no handbook for how to set up a socially distanced classroom. Yet, teachers had to make it happen, and,
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