Make Your Daycare Furniture Work for You

Caring for your community’s children is a critical job since parents are depending on you to not only care for them but also academically groom them to become the best achievers possible.  Executing that is no small feat which means you’ll need storage space that is functional and organized to run like clockwork.  Is your current daycare furniture still  working for you?  Fortunately, we have several furniture and interactive solutions that can help you decide what works best for your daycare learning environment.

Multi-Functioning Storage

A solid daycare storage solution takes care of students’ personal belongings as well as classroom supplies and equipment.  Tot-Mate Preschool Wall Systems are attractive all-in-one classroom storage solutions that include toddler lockers, open wall storage, and divided wall storage with doors. Many also include a handy dry erase whiteboard for notes and classroom updates, as well as space for the teacher’s personal belongings. We have many other practical wall mounted cabinets, big book storage, toy and manipulative storage options available as well.

Tot-Mate ELEV11 Vos Preschool Wall System Set

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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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