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Light up your world with LED lighting!

Light up your world with LED lighting! This is a project recently completed at the Long Island Jewish Community Center. They had existing HID lighting that made the area look dim, uninspirational and was expensive to power. Retrofitted with LED lighting, the space was transformed! Feedback from patrons has been phenomenal, reaction from facilities management […]

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Does Your Locker Room Look Like This?

Yes, your new lockers are bright and shiny, but does the floor look like this or is it covered with clothes, backpacks, and other items all over the floor. A locker room should be designed to accomodate what the students bring to the locker, to lock up. Otherwise, why call it a locker room?

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Got Theater?

Do we do projection screens? YES. A little education – projectors and projection screens. Old school TV’s -the ones we all grew up with, have a 4:3 aspect ratio,  pretty much a square box just elongated a bit – if the TV was 4’ wide, it would be 3’ high – OK no one had […]

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Plastic wood bases for your lockers

Plastic wood bases are a great solution for locker bases.  They anchor lockers to the wall at the top and bottom in rear, and into base through the bottom shelf. What are the benefits? They are hardy (can withstand activity such as being bumped into with cleaning machinery etc.) Do not need to be drilled into […]

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How to Design a Physical Education Locker Room

There are many variations of lockers available on the market, so how do you choose just the right one? When it comes to choosing or designing lockers for Physical Education class applications, there are size and security considerations. Following are some guidelines to help you make an informed decision: Size: For Physical Education lockers, you […]

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New trend for Gym Partition Safety Devices

  Check out the latest New trend for Gym Partition Safety Devices –   It’s called take them “Down and Out Safety Systems”! How does it work ? Trained mechanics use a motorized hoist to lower these 22’ high – 350lb  each panels from the 40 to 50 yrd  track system. The next step is to […]

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Grants Bring Innovation to Classrooms

For the past seven years the M.R. and Evelyn Hudson Foundation has aimed to bring innovation and inspiration to Keller district campuses. The grants are awarded for transformative ideas submitted by teachers, librarians and administrators. Out of more than 100 applications, 16 projects received portions of more than $60,000. One grant recipient is Keller-Harvel Elementary […]

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Creating a Makerspace for Your Classroom

  Innovative teaching begins with an innovative classroom. Learning spaces should  aid in increasing student engagement and creating an active learning environment.  Makerspace  believes in experimental play that engages students. Makers are invited to play with new technology to inspire learning through exploration. Students might take things apart, build or experiment with new technology. We […]

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The role of the school library is ever expanding, let YES help you prepare for the new way to learn.

“We are hoping that this learning commons model really becomes the way we do the library media program,” said Fran Kompar, the district’s K-12 coordinator of library media services. “It is imperative that the library media specialist has time with the kids and teachers in order to make that change.”

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What’s new in Classroom furniture? The Flavors Noodle Chair by Smith System

  The Flavors Noodle Chair has a patented suspension below its seat pan that allows it to tilt slightly in all directions. This makes the chair more comfortable than other classroom chairs and it also encourages the student to engage his or her core muscles while seated, promotes better breathing to improve concentration. The Flavors […]

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