Author: mlessman

Welcome to Flowform® Outdoor, Smith System’s new upholstered furniture for outdoor learning spaces

“Humans crave connecting with the great outdoors. It’s call biophilia, and it’s why we bring nature into built environments, like schools. Read More

Peace of Mind: Why Classroom Air Purifiers are Here to Stay

Here are the basics of why classroom air purification units are a good long-term investment for schools, in tandem with upgraded HVAC systems. Read More

Smith System Launches New, Mobile Air Purifying Unit for Learning Spaces

Smith System is helping teachers and students return to school safely with the launch of Cascade Air. Read More

Employee Spotlight–Meet David De Hoyos

Welcome to Employee Spotlight. For this edition of our Employee Spotlight series, get to know David De Hoyos. Read More

Employee Spotlight–Meet Chase Youngblood

Welcome to Employee Spotlight. For this edition of our Employee Spotlight series, get to know Chase Youngblood. Read More

Herculean effort gets PreK–12 students back to in-person learning safely

Herculean effort gets PreK–12 students back to in-person learning safely. Read More

Guide on How to Access Educational Stimulus Funds

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Congress passed stimulus legislation to help the economy (CARES Act). Read More

Employee Spotlight–Meet Josh Murphy

Welcome to Employee Spotlight. For this edition of our Employee Spotlight series, get to know Josh Murphy. Read More

Employee Spotlight–Meet John Bridell

Welcome to Employee Spotlight. For this edition of our Employee Spotlight series, get to know John Bridell. Read More

Employee Spotlight–Meet Teshome Balkew

Welcome to Employee Spotlight. For this edition of our Employee Spotlight series, get to know Teshome Balkew. Read More

Write-on! The Benefits of Using Traditional Whiteboards in K-12 Schools

Maximizing student engagement is a never-ending quest. Read More

Technology is Transforming Art Classrooms (and Upping the Fun)

Move over macaroni necklaces. Technology has landed in K­–12 arts education, and it’s becoming as common in art classrooms as paintbrushes and pastels. Read More

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