Creating a Makerspace for Your Classroom

  Innovative teaching begins with an innovative classroom. Learning spaces should  aid in increasing student engagement and creating an active learning environment.  Makerspace  believes in experimental play that engages students. Makers are invited to play with new technology to inspire learning through exploration. Students might take things apart, build or experiment with new technology. We […]

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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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The ALL NEW Multi-User Lock From Master Lock

Master Lock® is proud to announce that their newest Locker/Cabinet product, the Multi-User Lock, is now available for purchase. This lock is ideal for facilities that need simplified administration for high visitor frequency like universities, health clubs, country clubs, gyms, spas and more. The Multi-User Lock is a set-your-own combination built-in lock where clients can […]

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It’s time for a safer way to do rigging, welcome to Prodigy™automated hoist systems.

  According to the American Alliance for Theatre Education drama improves academic performance. Numerous studies have demonstrated a correlation between drama involvement and academic achievement. In addition to having higher standardized test scores than their peers who do not experience the arts, students who participate in drama often experience improved reading comprehension, maintain better attendance […]

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Rapid Patient Extraction

When your patients outnumber your resources, and seconds count, our

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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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How to Design a Football Locker Room

A school’s success on the football field is usually a particular point of pride for a school, so it only stands to reason that a school would want its football team to have the best resources possible—including luxurious locker rooms.

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How To Design a High School Team Locker Room

If you’re building a brand new high school, you might have the luxury of designing exactly the team locker room you want. But many schools are faced with replacing old, inadequate gym lockers while accommodating several sports, within budget limitations.

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