24 Oct 2016

Encourage Collaboration with the MediaCurv Workstation

Learning through collaboration is what the MediaCurv Workstation is all about. In the words of Educator, Steve Anderson: “Alone we are smart. Together we are BRILLIANT”. Whether it’s a staple piece in your STEM classroom or a functional workspace for an office, this workstation allows for flexibility and creativity when working together. Creative Thinking Needs… Read more »

08 Aug 2016

Tech Lab Carts for STEAM Labs & Makerspaces

Watch a product demonstration to learn more about Tech Lab carts by Interior Concepts. These carts work well in STEM and STEAM labs, CTE areas, Makerspaces, and Fab Labs. Tech lab carts are available in a variety of designs and sizes. The most popular sizes are 6’ wide by 4’ deep and 4’ wide x… Read more »

01 Feb 2016

How to Furnish Your Makerspace to Foster Collaboration

If learning was meant to be in isolation, we wouldn’t have schools at all. We would all learn from our own textbooks at home without human interaction or input. But that’s not the way things work. Actually, we learn best when we work in groups, sharing, creating and influencing – together. This is why you’ll… Read more »

10 Nov 2015

EnerGEE! – Portable Battery Power: What, Why, How

Not So Wireless Imagine you have 3% battery remaining on your smartphone and only one extra outlet on the other side of the room. It’s almost torture to listen to text messages or email alerts ring aloud as you sit comfortably perched upon the desk from a distance. To check or not to check, that… Read more »

12 Jan 2015

Tables – Your Space Your Way

The Hair Nightmare Imagine sitting in the chair of a salon for two hours, clutching tightly to the celebrity photograph you hope to find yourself transformed into. The anticipation can often transform into anxiety- sure, that haircut looks great on that celebrity, but how will it look on you, with your face shape, with your… Read more »

24 Nov 2014

Computer Lab Design Then and Now

The functions of computer labs have changed over the years from general computer instruction to technology labs with intensive program-specific software. While classes were once taught in computer labs to instruct students in the use of basic computing tasks such as word and data processing, computer labs are now used by students for program-specific software for… Read more »

10 Nov 2014

3 Ways to Create a STEM Lab on a Budget

The STEM lab design that you see in your dream may not be a reality for your school. The budget for a complete STEM lab renovation could be hefty if all new technology, curriculum, and furniture must all be upgraded at once. If a complete renovation isn’t an option, you still have options. There are… Read more »

29 Sep 2014

Classroom Design – Bright to School

Classroom design plays a big role in the ability of students to absorb information. Studies suggest that the colors that are included in a classroom have an impact on a student’s academic performance. The Evidence The fact that color has such a significant impact on the learning experience may seem like a minor contribution to… Read more »

08 Sep 2014

What is a School Makerspace?

A school makerspace serves as a gathering point for creating and exploring. These spaces aid in increasing student engagement and creating an active learning environment. Makerspaces come in all shapes and sizes. In schools, these areas are often found in the computer labs, libraries, or media centers. The idea behind the maker movement is experimental… Read more »

30 Jun 2014

10 Popular STEM Lab Furniture Designs

If you’re updating or designing a STEM Lab check out this presentation to see 10 of our most popular furniture designs for STEM Lab environments. STEM classrooms are not simply the traditional lecture layout – there are additional demands for collaborative space and mobility.