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

Employee Spotlight–Meet Jesus Anorve-Garcia

Have you ever wondered who works on and fixes the machinery at Smith System? Well, meet Jesus. 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

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

STEM VS. STEAM: Why Some Schools Are Adding the Arts

While they differ in philosophy, both STEAM and STEM programs have the same basic goal—to improve an education system and for the better. So then, why are some STEM supporters critical of the acronym “STEAM”? Read More


STEM’s Influence On Classroom Design

Next, get a sense of the type of STEM (or STEAM) program your school will implement initially. Or, if you already have a STEM program, how do you want it to grow? Let the method and scope of STEM teaching drive classroom layout. STEM can be taught in only one classroom or one subject, such as math or science, or it can be taught closely integrated, with teachers Read More

Maker’s Mark – How “Making” Is Influencing STEM Education

To understand the global impact of The Maker Movement, look no further than The Home Depot. In August, the world’s largest home improvement retailer launched a pilot program with MakerBot to sell its 3D printers and scanners at 12 stores in California, Illinois and New York. Read More

Education Trends Require Flexible Classrooms — and Viewpoints

Architects and their clients are using the Common Core Driving Design to inspire new flexible classrooms. Read More

1 2 3