As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in several states across the nation, the question remains for how to safely reopen schools in fall. School districts, designers, and healthcare experts are working together to find solutions to reassure parents and help protect communities from increased spread of the virus.Read More
The Six C’s for a Safe Back-to-School SeasonRead More
No one likes to wait a long time for shipments and deliveries. In this time of new routines and changing schedules, Americans are more in need than ever of high-quality products and speedy service.
As schools make decisions for how to proceed with the upcoming school year, they’ll need the reliability of great customer service and quick shipments to outfit learning environments in time for new students.
This week, MooreCo launched our Quick Ship program, complete with full classroom environments to suit your every need. With some of the fastest lead times in our industry, you can rest easy knowing you're getting the best furniture right in time for back-to-school. Here are just a few benefits of quick ship furniture and what you can expect if you order now from MooreCo.Read More
On April 24th, MooreCo put out a blog post about on how experts were predicting this year’s back-to-school season would differ from previous years because of Covid-19. As information continues to emerge about how the virus spreads and affects various populations, including children, we continue to stay on the heels of what to expect going forward.Read More
Collaboration at Distance: The Best Tools to Help Your Team Work Remotely
All around the world, remote work is the new norm. People all over the globe are sheltering in place to prevent the spread of the #Coronavirus, and companies will require new ways to keep the work going. It has become apparent that the economy of the future will be led by resilient companies whose workforce can collaborate productively from home, or anywhere.
Many industries are enabled to work remotely, soon every industry will have to follow suit, those who resist will get left behind. Even healthcare is rapidly adjusting to the era of the Covid crisis, with the growing need for telehealth.Read More
Whether at Work or School, Design to Activate a Hungry Mind
From antibiotics and the printing press to electric lights and the internet, many of the world’s breakthrough discoveries and inventions share one thing in common: They were the result of curiosity.
Curiosity makes us eager to learn and to solve problems. It’s a special spark that seeks out new knowledge and the desire to learn how things work.
If you’ve ever sat at a rigid, fixed desk and chair for any length of time, you know how uncomfortable this nonconforming setup can be. Whether a student trying to learn and engage in a classroom, or an employee tasked with being productive and creative at work, natural body comfort and alignment is closely tied with how well we feel and perform.
In fact, study after study confirms what we know intrinsically: that our physical surroundings — from the chair we sit in to the air temperature in a room — make a difference. Energy levels, the ability to focus, and even rates of absenteeism are all linked to our physical surroundings.Read More
Although the nature of work, school, and how we take care of ourselves is changing, we humans — whether as children or adults — continue to spend a significant amount of time together in a physical place, such as an office building, school, or health facility.
What impact do these spaces have on our engagement and well-being? And how can we create environments that encourage greater interconnection and productivity?
The teachers’ lounge should be a precious sanctuary, a small safe harbor from a storm of taking care of students’ needs, assuaging parental concerns, and being responsible for keeping everyone in line and on task. Here are 6 design tips for the teachers' lounge that will make the most of the space by turning it into a true refuge, a place where teachers can escape the oftentimes chaotic world of the classroom, and recenter their minds, hearts, and even their souls.Read More
Classroom design is a powerful tool in your arsenal for improving levels of student interaction and engagement. Active learning improves retention of knowledge by promoting the four C's of learning: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity.Read More