With the school year coming up, many classrooms are trying to figure out how they are going to adapt to new technology. The education industry is trying to boost classroom feng shui by creating collaborative workspaces. These new workspaces from HON and Steelcase try to inspire creativity in the classroom, while matching new classroom technology with innovative and functional workspaces.

Steelcase Verb

Steelcase Verb

Steelcase’s Verb Collection is ideal for teachers looking to arrange students based on the type of task they are doing. This collection encourages collaboration with fellow students, and can be set up for group discussions, ensuring that you are not far away from your students when you are speaking with them. If you’re an educator looking for sustainable tables and seating, you’ll be pleased to learn that 97 percent of the materials in Steelcase’s Verb collection are reusable and that this collection was made with up to 68 percent recycled materials.

HON SmartLink Series

HON Smartlink

No matter what type of layout your classroom has, HON’s SmartLink series can adapt. It allows for students to work together in groups, and offers plenty of room for notebooks laptops, or tablets. Each desk is built for students to have enough legroom and is handicap accessible, fitting the needs of each and every one of your students. HON’s SmartLink series also allows teachers to join their students, and make the classroom work together. The desk legs on the HON SmartLink can adjust from 23 to 33 inches, ensuring that there is plenty of room for your knees.

Steelcase Node

Steelcase Node

The Steelcase Node provides a truly portable desk that can work in any type of classroom. Whether you are looking to go from a computer setting to a table, or want your students to have portable desks that they can take anywhere, the Steelcase Node makes learning mobile thanks to its wheels. The Steelcase node chairs are ideal for educators because the tripod base ensures stability and made from 99 percent sustainable products.  

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HON Huddle

HON Huddle

With devices like tablets being introduced in classrooms, it’s important that your workspace is portable and can be easily adjusted for the type of lesson that you are giving. The Huddle has a wide array of options, with 23 laminate finishes, 12 base colors and two edge detail options. Whether you need a nest desk that can be easily stowed away, or want a T-leg table for two to share, HON’s huddle encourages classroom collaboration and can make group projects a little easier to tackle.

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Topics: Education