Magazine article Technology & Learning

New Learning Spaces, New Furniture

Magazine article Technology & Learning

New Learning Spaces, New Furniture

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As schools reimagine their learning spaces, furniture companies are reimagining their designs to complement these spaces. Below are some of the latest releases for K-12.

AmpliVox Sound Systems (www.ampli. com) released the Collaboration Huddle Table CT4880, a durable table for conference rooms and other meeting spaces that offers built-in power receptacles as well as an optional table-mount stand for digital monitors. In addition, the streamlined design of the Collaboration Huddle Table Is ADA Standards for Accessible Design compliant, comfortably accommodating users In wheelchairs and allowing ample knee clearance. The Collaboration Huddle Table's surface Is constructed of scratchproof, Impact-resistant, high-pressure laminate In a maple finish with durable black vinyl edges. The workspace Includes two USB and AC power receptacles, each with two AC power outlets, two USB power ports, and one USB network plug. An optional mount for monitors measuring 32" to 52" attaches to one end of the table.

The ELD "Flipper" (www.ceflnc. com) table has a wide range of sizes and hardworking features, such as top flipper access to a large, full-length cable tray and a 6-outlet surge protector. With adjustable height legs and space-saving 25-Inch depth, this series provides exceptional durability and value.

Copernicus Dual Duty Teaching Easel (www.copernicused.com) was designed to make the most of every Inch In the classroom by combining technology with a traditional teaching easel. It includes an oversized whiteboard, measuring 41 3/4" H x 26 3/4" W, storage for up to 32 devices, headphones or computer mice, as well as charging for devices all In one compact unit (USB-syncing hub model also available). Highlights include: a compact footprint; large whiteboard for collaborating, Safety-Cap book ledge that locks Into multiple positions; 3" locking casters; cable management; and snap-on chart paper hooks on the back. Additional models are available that charge and store 6 or 12 devices.

The Ergotron LearnFit Sit-Stand Desk (www.ergotron.com) helps teachers transform their classrooms Into active learning environments. With on-demand sit-stand desks, kids can change from sitting to standing with the simple squeeze of a hand lever. This adjustment capability, along with a desk on casters, gives an educator flexibility in arranging the classroom for any lesson. This desk Is optimized to provide sit-stand adjustment for students, in grades 7 through adult when using standard classroom chairs for seating. …

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