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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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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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Classroom Design: From Greek to Chic

When we imagine some of the greatest thinkers of all time, we often envision the great Greek philosophers…Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, Pythagoras….  These scholars did not stand in the front of a classroom, gazing upon rows and rows of interested faces.  These men taught in such a way as to evoke the exchange of ideas, creative […]

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Why is everything wet?

by LIBN Staff Published: August 30, 2013 Read more: http://libn.com/2013/08/30/why-is-everything-wet/#ixzz2g1gXJyPc It’s a place 76 percent of Americans complain about, and no, we’re not talking about New Jersey. A recent national poll by The Trending Machine found that more than three-quarters of Americans have one or more complaints about public restrooms, with the most frequent concern being the […]

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Protect From Break-Ins at Your School

Locker break-ins continue to be a higher concern due to students storing more and more valuable items such as computers/laptops, music devices and smart phones in their lockers throughout the day. Not to mention the ease of learning how to break into a lock through the internet. This is why Master Lock developed BlockGuard™ Anti-Shim technology, […]

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10 Tips To Increase Participation

Transform the way students view the cafeteria by making changes to the environment: ‘Brand’ the cafeteria with a name (Could be based on school mascot, for example: ‘The Dog House’ or ‘Pirate’s Cove’) Introduce a color scheme to the dining and serving area Install a variety of seating types (Booths, Counters, Hi-top Tables) Create a […]

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Classroom Environment – A New Approach

The physical layout and environment of classrooms in general unequivocally relate to the academic achievement of its students. We have witnessed a rapid change in the social and cultural aspects of our society in addition to some phenomenal advances in communication and information technologies. These factors have contributed to shape the teaching and operating cultures […]

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Designing a High School Science Lab

Many High Schools are currently utilizing science labs that have been in use for generations. While some labs stand the test of time, often, the constant use, and exposure to heat and chemicals, means that lab need to be replaced. Do you have a science room in your High School that suffers from the following […]

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Choosing the Right Message Boards For Your School’s Lobby

Nothing says school pride like an eye-catching electronic message board located right in the school’s lobby. Message boards are not only attractive, they provide a unique and versatile notification system.

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