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GSA Approved Furniture for the Modern Government Office

The physical workspace at any office can have a significant impact on employee satisfaction, health and productivity. Government employees, while having unique cultures and structure, still want the same feeling of satisfaction. With Boomers retiring and the need for digital expertise increasing, millennials can help fill the gaps.  Overall, about a quarter of the American […]

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Teachers, Do You Have the Summertime Blues? You’re Not Alone.

The last school bell brings visions of kids joyfully running out of the classroom until the fall and of teachers moving on to a summer job or enjoying some much deserved time for themselves. Interestingly, however, if you Google ‘teacher summer’ one of the suggested topics that comes up is ‘teacher depression during summer’. If […]

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3 Reasons to Select Sustainable Educational Furniture

Studies show that sustainable educational furniture is better for the planet, student and faculty health and, in the long term, budgets. According to the city of Bloomington, IN “An estimated 40% of schools in the United States are subject to poor environmental conditions that compromise the health and learning of students. The healthier environment and […]

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Want Better Learning in Your Classroom? Move

The idea that students who are sitting still and intensely focused on their work are learning more is behind us. Research makes it abundantly clear that movement and learning are connected. In fact, movement is not only healthier for students, it improves their success rates. A recent NY Times article entitled Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit […]

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Haskell Ethos Series Member of the TEAM in North Carolina Elementary School (Video)

Furniture and technology work together to ensure students are active participants in their learning May 5, 2017 — Bala Cynwyd, PA— Haskell, a leading provider of furniture for education, corporations, healthcare and government, is pleased to announce that its Ethos Series of furniture is an important part of the TEAM (Technology Empowering Active Minds) program […]

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What Does a Great Collaborative Student Learning Center Look Like?

To begin visualizing what a great collaborative classroom looks like, it is important to identify what makes a collaborative classroom different from the traditional one. While there are no hard and fast rules, below are some key themes to consider when building a 21st Century Classroom. Students have more control over their education Students have […]

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Using Student Centered Learning to Teach to All Learning Styles

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. – Confucius In the early 1980s, developmental psychologist and educational researcher Howard Gardner verified what so many people intuitively knew: different children learn in different ways. His research led him to publish Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences […]

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