21st Century Classroom

Blog Posts July 27, 2017

Back to School Furniture Shopping

The long days of summer will soon be turning into the shorter, crisper days of fall. As parents load up on supplies for their children, educators are looking to enable their students to succeed with new technology. And, why wouldn’t they? A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) finds […]

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Blog Posts June 8, 2017

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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Blog Posts May 26, 2017

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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Blog Posts May 18, 2017

Partnering Technology and Furniture in the Active Classroom for Maximum Student Success

What if we told you that the furniture you purchase is technology AND a game-changer in the classroom? You might think we’re a little crazy, but we’re not alone. In today’s modern classroom, the innovation required for your furniture can be just as important as new computers. In fact, several research studies show that classrooms […]

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Blog Posts April 20, 2017

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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Blog Posts April 17, 2017

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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