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The role of the school library is ever expanding, let YES help you prepare for the new way to learn.

“We are hoping that this learning commons model really becomes the way we do the library media program,” said Fran Kompar, the district’s K-12 coordinator of library media services. “It is imperative that the library media specialist has time with the kids and teachers in order to make that change.”

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What’s new in Classroom furniture? The Flavors Noodle Chair by Smith System

  The Flavors Noodle Chair has a patented suspension below its seat pan that allows it to tilt slightly in all directions. This makes the chair more comfortable than other classroom chairs and it also encourages the student to engage his or her core muscles while seated, promotes better breathing to improve concentration. The Flavors […]

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Stamford schools to replace dangerous cafeteria tables

  STAMFORD — After a decade of custodians getting hurt on the job while folding up and lifting cafeteria tables, the Board of Education is moving forward with plans to replace 342 of the school district’s 550 tables. The action came after a report from the City’s Risk Management Department indicated that worker’s compensation claims […]

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Classroom Design: From Greek to Chic

When we imagine some of the greatest thinkers of all time, we often envision the great Greek philosophers…Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, Pythagoras….  These scholars did not stand in the front of a classroom, gazing upon rows and rows of interested faces.  These men taught in such a way as to evoke the exchange of ideas, creative […]

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10 Tips To Increase Participation

Transform the way students view the cafeteria by making changes to the environment: ‘Brand’ the cafeteria with a name (Could be based on school mascot, for example: ‘The Dog House’ or ‘Pirate’s Cove’) Introduce a color scheme to the dining and serving area Install a variety of seating types (Booths, Counters, Hi-top Tables) Create a […]

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near deadly turkey prank

Young Equipment Sales Distributing Near-Deadly Turkey Prank Victim’s New Book to Long Island Schools

It has been seven years since the near-deadly turkey prank committed by then 17 year old Ryan Cushing. On the night of November 13th, 2004, Cushing, along with a small group of friends, threw a store-bought turkey out of a speeding car, landing it through the windshield of 44 year old victim Victoria Ruvolo, shattering every bone in her face.

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