Preparing for Successful Back-to-School Routines

Many students have returned for in-person learning. And although schools have had opportunities to test-drive updated health and hygiene protocols, there are still some changes to integrate. Most importantly, preparing for back-to-school routines is now possible with dedicated furnishings that let you remain as flexible as possible.

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Kid’s Patterned Cloth Face Masks by the Children’s Factory
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How Can You Reopen Your Business Safely?

The next time you visit an office, things will be different. Be prepared in your own workplace for guests and employee comfort and safety.

The Worthington Direct team looks forward to returning to our own office space, but in the meantime we are preparing for how that might work best. We are not experts on the new normal, but we are furniture experts. Here are some sanitation and safety products we are implementing in our own office to reopen safely.

Clear Acrylic Office Desk Panels

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Free-Standing Partitions Can Transform Your Office

Industrial design and other minimalist themes are popular for small offices. They give tenants great customization options and also help achieve a great look on a small budget. But sometimes, an open office floor plan isn’t the best fit for every circumstance. Add dividers and temporary rooms where you need them with movable room dividers. Here are four ways to create spaces when you need them.

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Maximizing Classroom Dry Erase Boards

Dry erase boards have been around for decades, being utilized in academic learning environments as well as being a staple in company conference rooms.  However, modern innovations have improved the concept of “dry erase” to make group learning more efficient and accommodate changing situations for better productivity.  Having dry erase boards that complement each other ensures students can collaborate and visualize their ideas while allowing teachers to customize and adapt lesson plans for both group and individualized learning.

Here are several dry erase solutions to help guide in picking what’s right for your learning environment:

Wall-Mounted Dry Erase 2.0

While traditional dry erase whiteboards have eclipsed old chalkboards (which date back to the 19th century), there have been many recent advancements that make these boards better and better.  Some of these innovations include a frameless design to help utilize extra board space while providing an attractive and elegant appearance.  Materials such as porcelain-coated steel with aluminum help with mounting on a curved wall while minimizing dry erase ghosting after repeated use.  The Elemental Frameless Dry Erase Board by Best-Rite offers a wall-mounted dry erase board that also doubles as a projection screen that contributes to a seamless transition between lesson plans.

Elemental Frameless Dry Erase Board by Best-Rite

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