Category: Education Trend

The Faux Martha Donation Collaboration

We have partnered with The Faux Martha to giveaway 30 desk/chair learn at home sets with 20 being donated to the Family Partnership, a non-profit based in Minneapolis focused on reducing and preventing poverty. Read More

Space of the Week

We’ve seen how the right tools can help spark inspiration and found that working together with dealers, designers and school systems results in what’s best for the school, teacher and student. Each week, we will be featuring an influential space that was created in the past week that inspires a creative and dynamic learning environment. Read More

Little Kids Talk Life On Our Cameras

Enjoy These Candid Moments from a Smith System Video Shoot. What do little-ish kids really think about life? Read More

Features the Oodle® stool and Flavors® chairs.

Transforming Older Schools into Modern Learning Spaces

“Leave no classroom behind,” could be the motto for Center Grove Community School Corporation. Read More

Esports: Creating Spaces That Turn Gaming Fun into Learning

The meteoric rise in high school esports shows it’s much more than child’s play. Esports has blossomed into a hot topic of conversation for its legit learning, spanning from K–12 to higher ed. 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

Outside Classrooms: Even Small Doses Can Help Counter Nature-Deficit Disorder

Some teachers remain reluctant to take learning outside. Read More

Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Imagine a student so viscerally immersed in learning that it’s dizzying. Literally. That’s the power of using virtual reality in the classroom, and it’s capturing the attention of K–12 educators. Read More

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. Read More

Smith System Studio: 3d Printable Barrier Screen Stands

Beginning today, anyone can download our free design file to create a basic 3D plastic stand for making classroom screens. Read More

New Classroom Furniture Helps STEM Students Soar. Literally.

When sixth-grade teacher Gina Baragone applied for a district grant for new classroom furniture, she didn’t expected two things. First, to receive the award and, second, the impact it would have on her STEM classroom students. The furniture has helped them fly. Read More

How Classroom Furniture Can Facilitate Collaborative Learning

“Balance the need for individual student engagement with the practicalities of evolving curriculum and technology. Furniture is an important tool in the learning environment. We want it to help facilitate learning and, most importantly, not hinder it.” Read More

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