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All Eyes on Thee - Achieve and Maintain Your Students' Attention

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jun 13, 2018 12:16:57 PM

"The more you know about the past, the better you are prepared for the future." - Theodore Roosevelt

Attention span and focus - how do we set up our classrooms for students to feel focused and engaged? This can particularly be a problem in hands-off style classes like History or Social Studies. How do we connect with each one of our students while fostering a sense of community? Here are a couple ideas to maximize time and space in the classroom while getting the most focus from each of your students.

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Topics: Design

Room for Fun! Designing your Classroom for Younger Children

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jun 6, 2018 8:55:34 AM

"Play. It brings joy. It is within this context that learning can occur." - Kyle Snow, Ph.D.

Early childhood environments should foster both fun and safety; a place where we balance freedom of expression with fundamentals of good behavior. Here are some suggestions on how to give students room to play and room to focus:

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Topics: Case Studies

The Science Lab - Explore & Discover!

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 30, 2018 8:11:20 AM

"Science is a way of thinking, much more than it is a body of knowledge." - Carl Sagan

The Science Lab

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Topics: Case Studies

Teachers' Lounge - Take a Breath, Take a Break!

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 22, 2018 12:15:42 PM

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning." - Robert John Meehan

The school year is almost over and teachers are more than ready for a break. The teachers' lounge has been a hot topic of debate for for a while. Are they worth having? Are they gossip pools? Has technology and high performance curriculums taken over the lounge? Studies show that teachers' lounges actually reinforce the spirit of community amongst educators as well as recharge tired minds. Lounges help teachers reengage in everyday topics with their peers, and also disconnect from the daily classroom routine. The key to a functional teachers' lounge? Make it feel like home! Here are some ideas on how to make the teachers' lounge an inviting and safe environment for teachers:

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Topics: Case Studies

Makerspace: Hands-on Experiences Encourage Confidence

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 15, 2018 12:54:54 PM

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn." - Ignacio Estrada

Makerspace!

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Topics: Design

Unconventional Solutions for Common Spaces

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Apr 12, 2018 11:29:36 AM

Featuring Vanerum NA items: Privacy Pod, Cube, Acute Table, Airley Chair
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Topics: Design

The Great Divide: Privacy Without Boundaries

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Feb 20, 2018 3:27:41 PM

Classroom design has undoubtedly changed in the last few decades. The days of static desks and rigid student chairs placed in repetitive rows are a thing of the past. Teachers and students want to engage in environments that stimulate learning and interaction, with spaces that are comfortable and inspiring. A large part of this new trend is a philosophy that we like to call “privacy without boundaries”: spaces that are accessible yet private at the same time. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at what inspired our design team to develop products around this philosophy and provide some specific examples of how this can be applied to your classroom to create a more engaging and dynamic learning environment.

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Topics: Design

The Formula to a Flexible and Inviting Classroom? Movement & Relaxing Setups

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Feb 8, 2018 10:02:03 AM

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Topics: Collaboration

From Collaboration To Community: The Times of Social Responsibility

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jan 22, 2018 9:57:13 AM

Over the last decade, classroom environments and schools have focused on collaborative learning. Furniture companies have prioritized their research, design and production resources into developing furniture that fosters Collaboration. We all know the benefits are indisputable. Creative thinking leads to challenging thinking and open communication, establishing a trusting and safe environment in which students mentor and learn from one another. All of this is achieved by a masterful configuration of a few desks and chairs and a solid curriculum.

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Topics: Case Studies