3 Tips to Keep Your Students’ Desks Clean

Keeping your own desk clean can be a major task, so it can definitely be a pain to try to keep your students’ desks clean. Luckily, following a few tips can help make it easier for everyone.

1. Provide Convenient Storage

Students shouldn’t be keeping everything in their desks. Invest in storage cabinets or cubbies to hold some school supplies such as scissors, crayons, pencils, paper, glue, markers, dry erase boards, manipulatives ect. Bookcases can provide students with a handy place to keep their books, which you can label so that you can keep track of which book belongs to which student. This can help students feel less overwhelmed by the clutter in their desks.

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Your Conference Room Purpose Determines Conference Room Furniture

Many people overlook the importance of conference room layouts. The layout of your conference room can affect positive participation, listening habits and even learning potential. Here are 3 examples of how conference room furniture and layout can enhance your performance.

  • Boardroom: Executive meetings and committee meetings should have a boardroom setup. The conference table should be in the center of the room with chairs circled around. This engages the attendees to speak with one another comfortably. Square and rectangular tables tend to work well in these situations. NDI’s Boat Shape Conference Table is an excellent boardroom table for any office space. Choose from two base styles and several top sizes.


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New 2016 Worthington Direct Furniture Catalog Available


Happy New Year, furniture fans! We’ve spent the past year collecting educational trends, researching new furniture products and spending quality time with all of our valued furniture manufacturers. The results are all complied into new our 2016 printed furniture catalog, full of our favorite and most popular educational products.

If you’re already on our mailing list, your new copy should be in your mailbox. If you are a newcomer or just starting a position that places you in charge of school furniture purchases, please request a free catalog today!

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Picking the Right Multimedia Table for You

Today’s fast paced businesses depend on instant, and sometimes constant, communication with every one involved in a project. Multimedia tables were designed for school media projects and group planning to offer the collaborative space of a traditional conference table, but with the conveniences of modern technology. These tables are often used as video conferencing tables in modern offices. Video conferencing gives businesses and schools the ability to communicate and collaborate with long distance team members and peers. The technology involved with this type of communication calls for plenty of outlets and cables in arms reach of your workspace. These coworking tables feature the ability to have electrical and USB power built-in, and a mount for a TV monitor. Multimedia tables come equipped with everything necessary to accommodate your technology needs and provide all the infrastructure for educational material presentations, office video conferencing, and collaborative project work. All in all, they are a must for businesses and schools.

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