School Furniture

Active Seating- Is it a Right Move for your Classroom?

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Why teach students to adopt a sedentary lifestyle when you can use active seating to combat inactivity, obesity, and other associated health issues? By filling your classrooms with active seating options, students will enjoy comfortable and safe chairs and stools that will encourage activity and discourage sedentary behavior, without detracting from educational goals–in fact, active seating enhances a student’s ability to engage in learning. Check out the latest movement in classroom seating.

Zenergy and Runtz Ball Chairs for Active Seating by Safco

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5 Good ‘Excuses’ to Decorate a Book Truck

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October is National Book Month and who supports books better that a book truck? Okay, so maybe librarians, avid readers, writers and of course teachers… but still there are fun ways to incorporate library carts, book trucks, book returns and reading materials into October lesson plans. So we’ve thought out of the box and jotted down a handful of creative excuses for you to decorate your book truck.

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Caprock Furniture: The New Economical School Furniture Brand

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Caprock Furniture is the newest product line available here at Worthington Direct that we’re proud to feature as a provider of affordable school furniture.

Caprock Furniture for schools

Despite being furniture for schools on a budget, you’ll find Caprock products don’t lack in quality. Take a look at the excellent furniture we offer from them and how durable they are for longstanding use in any educational facility.

Activity Tables

A school using Caprock school tables can expect years of durability thanks to their 1-1/8″ thick thermofused melamine laminated tops and tubular steel legs. Because these are activity tables, they can be used for not only general activity but also as a computer work station. They’re all adjustable and can essentially be used in any room for different purposes.

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GREENGUARD Certification Program Acquired by UL Environment

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GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, along with it’s product emissions testing group Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS), has been acquired by UL (Underwiters Laboratories) Environment.

New GREENGUARD Gold and UL Certification Logo

Look for the new UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification Logo

AQS and GREENGUARD are industry leaders for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification. School designers, architects and educational procurement persons have long trusted the GREENGUARD Certification programs to help ensure their schools have high indoor air quality and to help earn LEEDS points.

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