Sweet Caroline! Smith System Meets School’s Large, Quick-Turn Furniture Order
Herculean effort gets PreK–12 students back to in-person learning safely.
Transforming Older Schools into Modern Learning Spaces
“Leave no classroom behind,” could be the motto for Center Grove Community School Corporation.
Reconfigure and Retrofit: Creating Safer Post-COVID Classrooms
Among the uncertainly of COVID-19, one thing is for sure; the global pandemic has caused a permanent pivot in the K–12 educational landscape.
Future-Proof Furniture Fills New K-8 Leadership Academy
Here’s how Valley View Leadership Academy, a newly built K–8 public school in Phoenix, met the challenge using Smith System classroom furniture.
An Innovative STEM Environment at Donny O’Dell Elementary.
Ask an elementary kid, “Name one thing you love about your school,” and you don’t expect to hear “STEM lab!” Yet that’s exactly what’s happening at Donny O’Dell Elementary in Celina, TX, after only four months of having its STEM lab up and running.
A Transatlantic Team: Smith System Furnishes Primary School in Greece
The opportunity to develop and direct the furnishing of an entire new primary school is extraordinary, especially when that school must seamlessly integrate into a beloved, 113-year-old educational institutional.
Flavors Noodle Chair Turns Occupational Therapist into Active Seating Advocate
As an elementary school occupational therapist, Megan Kelly Petersen has a trained eye for spotting issues that hinder student learning. But she’s also tenacious at finding solutions, especially for kids who struggle to stay focused.
Creating an Engaging Early Learning Environment for Young Learners
The newly opened District 59 Early Learning Center (ELC) in Mount Prospect, Illinois is a modern example of how a bright, engaging early learning environment can incorporate 21st Century learning principles.
Building a Makerspace: Ryan Park Elementary’s Story
After attending a number of conferences and observing the creative learning opportunities offered by Makerspace education, Ryan Park Elementary School Principal Amy Heavin decided to put together a team to create her own Makerspace called “The Learning Lab” at her school. Here is their story.
Case Study: Desoto ISD — School district takes STEM classroom to new degree
Desoto ISD was inspired to put together a team to implement 21st century learning and investigate the difference in STEM and STEAM programs (STEAM adds the arts).
Reaping the Benefits of 21st Century Classrooms.
Levine Academy, a conservative Jewish private Pre-K through 8 school in Dallas, decided to embrace these tenets and embarked upon an ambitious 3-month redesign of the school.