3 Reasons to Provide Lockers for Your Employees

When most people think of lockers, they flashback to high school where students bump into each other desperately trying to reach their lockers to swap books & papers given the few minutes between classes. However, many businesses provide lockers for their employees which are thoughtful and practical. These are a few reasons why you may want to implement lockers in your place of business.

1. Keep Belongings Safe and Convenient

In our 21st century society, personal belongings are more than just car keys, cell phone, and a wallet or purse. It’s not uncommon for employees to be part-time students, parents, or have a second job which means having a dedicated space to keep belongings safe while at work is a welcome amenity.  Many working professionals who commute often carry a “daypack” which often includes a laptop computer, tablet, change of clothes for the gym/school/second job, lunch & snacks, water bottle, and anything else to get the employee through his or her action-packed day.  Worthington Direct offers different types of lockers such as Wall Mount Lockers to keep employee belongings safe from those with less than honorable intentions.

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Is It Time to Hit the Refresh Button on Your Computer Lab?

Considering the speed at which technology advances, it’s not uncommon for schools and businesses to utilize technology refresh programs to keep their I.T. hardware & software relevant and up to date.  However, a natural question arises which is would new technology be practical in a dilapidated learning environment?

Fortunately, Worthington Direct offers something for everyone which means you can upgrade or refresh some or all of your entire learning environment based on your academic needs and budget.  We carry a full line of computer desks and tables, carts, storage centers, stand-up desks, A/V equipment, and multimedia tables.

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3 Reasons Why Special Education Classes Need Alternative School Furniture

Special education programs are becoming more common in both public and private schools. In 2015 alone, over 6.5 million students received some type of special education help. Even more so, over 10% of all public school kids receive special education help. Special education is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of learning matters from special needs to learning disabilities, speech impediments to temperate control, audio-visual impairments to physical handicaps, and more. While alternative classroom layouts and furniture can be extremely useful in mainstream classrooms due to the rise of visual learners in the classroom, alternative classroom layouts and furniture can be even more beneficial to students in special education programs. Below are three reasons why special education classes need alternative school furniture.

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Keep Everyone Informed with Enclosed Bulletin Boards

It has been said the average person needs to hear something seven times before he/she remembers it which is why school administrators repeat things all the time both verbally and in writing.  An enclosed bulletin board keeps students consistently informed while allowing academic faculty and staff to focus more on their core tasks. Here are four ways enclosed bulletin boards contribute to a more efficient learning environment:

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