Category: Dealer Updates

Social-Emotional Learning

Sanctuary in the Storm: How Classroom Design Can Promote Social-Emotional Learning

The pandemic robbed K–12 students of so much. Learning was lost, and for some, it was profound. But many experts believe the root cause is the ongoing fragile emotional and mental health of kids and teens.
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The Post-Pandemic Classroom: Will Technology Still Drive Design?

As we move past the pandemic, will tech’s influence on K­–12 classroom design remain the same, or has the pandemic been a game-changer for tech?
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How to Get Students Back on Track Using High-Impact Tutoring Spaces

Individual or small-group high-dose tutoring is proving to be the most powerful strategy to address pandemic learning losses, quickly and equitably. Read More

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

New Smith System Product Line – Flowform®

You can be sure that as we continue to serve you, we’re taking every precaution to keep our employees safe. We’ve painted social distancing cues on our shop floors, provided PPE and, among other things, we are performing temperature checks. Read More

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. Read More

Jim Stelter to Lead Smith System®

Our product offering will continue to be available to school districts through our existing network of independent dealers, as an open line manufacturer. You will continue to have access to the entire Smith System line, and our leadership team will remain in place. Read More

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. Read More

Smith System® Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Steelcase.

Our product offering will continue to be available to school districts through our existing network of independent dealers, as an open line manufacturer. You will continue to have access to the entire Smith System line, and our leadership team will remain in place. Read More

GREENGUARD joins UL Environmental, identity evolves

Following its acquisition by UL, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute will change its name and institute a new logo. Read More