Portable Room Dividers as Art Displays

We’re thrilled to have an expert from Screenflex Partitions explain one great, but sometimes overlooked, possibility that their portable room dividers offer. Kevin Maas from Screenflex makes some great points about their more artistic side.

Showcasing students’ artwork is the pinnacle event of the school year.  It is a time to highlight the artists’ works of art as well as to connect with parents and guests in attendance. However, planning an art show takes time, creativity and a lot of hard work.  So finding the perfect way to display student artwork is essential to a well organized and welcoming art show.

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Finding a Great Projector Cart

While overhead projectors have dominated academia for the past 30+ years, technology has evolved to create a sense of integration.  No longer are teachers limited to using clear projector transparency sheets with dry erase pens; today’s visual learning combines interaction between computers, projectors, tablets, and Wi-Fi.  If you’re looking to refresh or add to your visual resources, then consider a modern day projector cart.  Below are several tips to help narrow down your search to find a media center lectern or projector cart that suits your needs.

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Do You Really Need Seminar Training Tables?

Seminar tables are often a significant investment for businesses and academic institutions.  However, the long-term benefits outweigh the initial upfront investment. Here are a few reasons your organization can benefit from the utility of seminar tables.

They Are Designed For Efficient Learning

Seminar Training Tables offer a gamut of practical benefits.  From generous learning surface areas to rolling casters for easy configuration and adjustable height option, these tables can be utilized for other applications such as library study areas, certification exam test-taking environments, classrooms, employee training rooms, computer labs & learning centers, tradeshows, hotel conference rooms, and convention centers!  Many Seminar Training Tables include a folding feature along with a dolly for easy transport, quick set up & tear down, and compact storage for the next event. Smith System Nest and Fold Training Table Continue reading

3 Tips for Teaching Students in the Computer Lab

Managing your class when they’re in the computer lab can definitely be a challenge. There is no shortage of stimuli that can cause students to become distracted and slack off from their work. Here are a few tips to help mitigate distractions and boost productivity:

Set Clear Classroom & Assignment Objectives

It’s a good idea to brief your students the day before computer lab day and make sure they understand lab rules, school workstation use regulations, classroom etiquette, and assignment objectives.  You can spell it out on the whiteboard, overhead projector, and/or remind them it’s on the course syllabus for reference.  In addition, notify your students which program(s) and website(s) they will be visiting that day and what exactly they will be doing for that assignment.

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