A hand lever on the LearnFit allows students to change the height of their desktops so they can work and collaborate standing or sitting—whichever is more natural to them. LearnFit also can be moved easily on its rollers to reconfigure classrooms for small-group breakouts. It can hold up to 15 pounds of laptops or other equipment.
NanoSeptic products have surfaces that kill bacteria, viruses, and funguses. Standard products include door push pads and handle wraps for public area doorways, and snack/desk mats for the classroom. NanoSeptic can customize to a school’s environment and needs.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:58am
Children who are physically fit absorb and retain new information more effectively than children who are out of shape, a new study finds, raising timely questions about the wisdom of slashing physical education programs at schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:23am
After just one year, some schools across the nation are dropping out of what was touted as a healthier federal lunch program, complaining that so many students refused the meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that their cafeterias were losing money.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:01am
A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. School districts would still be free to set their own start times, Duncan insisted, but pointed to research that backs up his comments that rested students are ready students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 12:10pm
States are reporting that some of their schools are dropping out of the healthier school-lunch program because they can’t afford to participate. But does that really mean nutritious school lunches (and snacks) are doomed?