Category: Education Trend

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

Top 10 Benefits of a Flexible-Seating Classroom

As part of our series on that topic, we’ve combed through a heap of online data and compiled the ten biggest benefits (in our opinion) of flexible seating. Read More

How to Boost Student-Teacher Engagement During Remote Learning

Giving students a personal desk-chair setup at home can improve focus, and that benefits everyone – learners, teachers, school districts, and parents. 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

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