Tag: School Chairs

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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Proper School Chairs – Tips for the Classroom

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Being a teacher can be hectic. You are constantly dealing with a large group of children that can switch moods in an instant while having to worry about getting your lesson plan together and having to grade a seemingly endless amount of papers. The last thing you want to do is worry about what types of chairs your students will be sitting in. This is why taking a peek at our large supply of school chairs can help you get the right ones for your room, so you can keep you attention focused on everything else.

Virco 9000 Series School Chair

Virco 9000 Series- The Most Popular Chair on the Market

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Take a Seat: Two Questions for Selecting the Right School Chair

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When furnishing a classroom, there is nothing more important to keep in mind than the needs of the student, both as individuals and in a group. As they will spend the vast majority of their time in the room sitting at a table or desk, having a chair that is comfortable, usable, and safe for each pupil is incredibly important. However, classroom chairs, like the students who will use them, are not one size fits all. At Worthington Direct, we believe that selecting the right school chair for your student can be simple and incredibly worthwhile if you keep in mind a few essential questions about the individuals in your class:

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Smith System Graduated Movement School Chairs

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So what is Graduated Movement in regards to school chairs anyway? “The concept is about movement,” says Smith System’s Bill Risdall.

Shapes and colors aren’t the only things that differentiate seating lines. This brief video clearly demonstrates how three lines of Smith System seating perform and function differently; Flavors, Plato and Intuit stack chairs. Understanding the Graduated Seating Concept can help you choose the seating line that best meets your needs.  From a full range of movement to a more structured seat bucket, Smith System has the perfect fit for your classroom.


Contact authorized dealer Worthington Direct today for great discount prices on all Smith System furniture products.


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