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How Burke County Schools Are Modernizing Media Centers for the 21st Century
31 Aug

How Burke County Schools Are Modernizing Media Centers for the 21st Century

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="How Burke County Schools Are Modernizing Media Centers for the 21st Century" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]Two years ago, Burke County Schools in Morganton, N.C., received Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding earmarked for helping the 12,000-student district manage the negative impacts of the…

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Megan Cope Elementary’s Media Center Gets a Modern Facelift
30 Aug

Megan Cope Elementary’s Media Center Gets a Modern Facelift

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Megan Cope Elementary’s Media Center Gets a Modern Facelift" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]When Emily Price, Ed.D., came onboard as Megan Cope Elementary School’s new principal in 2021, she quickly learned that the San Jacinto, Calif.-based school’s library was in need of a media center modernization.…

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4 Transformative K-12 Learning Spaces to Nurture SEL
28 Aug

4 Transformative K-12 Learning Spaces to Nurture SEL

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="4 Transformative K-12 Learning Spaces to Nurture SEL" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Author: Dr. Christina Counts[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="8px"][vc_column_text]When implementing a social emotional learning program in your school, choosing a quality curriculum isn’t the only consideration for creating an effective program––developing K-12 learning spaces to nurture SEL is also…

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5 Ways to Organize Your Classroom for Back-to-School
10 Aug

5 Ways to Organize Your Classroom for Back-to-School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="5 Ways to Organize Your Classroom for Back-to-School" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Author: Dr. Christina Counts[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="8px"][vc_column_text]As summer ends, teachers and students eagerly prepare for the new school year ahead. Before learning takes off at full speed, it’s important to organize your classroom to create a successful…

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5 MiEN Educational Products Going Viral
27 Jul

5 MiEN Educational Products Going Viral

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="5 MiEN Educational Products Going Viral" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]If you’re searching for the latest trends in furniture design, you’ve come to the right place. Prepare to be inspired by these five MiEN educational products that are going viral! Here at MiEN, we offer a diverse…

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6 Essential Library Spaces: Beyond the Books
17 Jul

6 Essential Library Spaces: Beyond the Books

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="6 Essential Library Spaces: Beyond the Books" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]With the new function of media centers, there are a lot more zones to consider to meet all student and faculty needs. These six essential spaces created with MiEN products can help you create a 21st…

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4 Tips for Designing a Student-Centered Library
12 Jul

4 Tips for Designing a Student-Centered Library

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="4 Tips for Designing a Student-Centered Library" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]In modern library spaces, the design is no longer centered around books and other reading materials. While these media still require a home in the library, a modern media center holds more functions, acting as a…

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How to Design a Montessori Learning Environment
16 May

How to Design a Montessori Learning Environment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="How to Design a Montessori Learning Environment" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_column_text]Nurture children’s independence and natural motivation by designing a Montessori learning environment equipped to support their learning! Montessori is an alternative form of education––primarily used with early childhood and elementary students––that is built around supporting children’s…

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Designing Accessible Learning Spaces: Furnishing Classrooms to Meet ADA Requirements
03 May

Designing Accessible Learning Spaces: Furnishing Classrooms to Meet ADA Requirements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Designing Accessible Learning Spaces: Furnishing Classrooms to Meet ADA Requirements" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1686144670982{margin-top: 30px !important;}"]The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires schools to provide accessible and inclusive learning spaces for students, parents, and employees who have a physical or mental impairment or disability…

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