Tags: Flexible Furniture

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab
29 Apr

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab As a public high school that offers a rigorous college prep curriculum, University High School (UHS) serves students in grades 9-12 who are committed to success in high school and beyond. Through a partnership with Wayne State University, all of UHS’ seniors attend class...
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Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning
11 Apr

Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning

Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning When Lamphere High School welcomed its 730 students back on campus for the 2021-22 school year, it wanted every student to have a Chromebook. This would not only eliminate the need for computer labs, but it would also free up physical space in the school’s media center (which...
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How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities
11 Apr

How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities

How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities Author: Martin Fritzen The idea to build gaming and esports programs and facilities at educational institutions can come from different sources. Any stakeholder can ask for it: students, school leaders, local community, or influencers. The research phase No matter...
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4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks
22 Feb

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks Author: Dr. Christina Counts Traditional classroom seating was created with traditional learning in mind, but with many schools transitioning to modern, flexible, and active learning practices, classroom design must also transition to support new ways of learning. And while traditional seating approaches still have...
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MiEN Company’s New KIO Tinker Table Quickly Switches from a Bookcase to a Workstation and More
08 Nov

MiEN Company’s New KIO Tinker Table Quickly Switches from a Bookcase to a Workstation and More

New table adapts to multiple learning needs in classrooms, media centers, makerspaces and STEAM labs GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Nov. 9, 2021 – Schools’ limited space means that they need furniture that can adapt to multiple situations. For this reason, MiEN Company has created the KIO Tinker table, a 360-degree mobile bookcase that doubles as...
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Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom
13 Oct

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom Teachers face the challenge of keeping students engaged every day, but one solution to this problem is one of the simplest learning tools in the classroom: the traditional whiteboard.  Writable surfaces can be easily integrated into the learning space by adding mobile whiteboards, mini handheld whiteboards, whiteboard tabletop surfaces,...
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Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space
06 Oct

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning SpaceWith MiEN’s help, the staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School replaces a nearly 100-year-old building with a modern, collaborative learning space that its students and teachers love. Open since 1923, Robert D. Johnson Elementary School of Fort Thomas, Ken., will soon hit its 100-year-old...
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