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How Ergonomic School Furniture Benefits Student Learning

Friday, August 31st, 2012

It’s Back To School time. Educational facilities need school furniture that accommodates students in learning activities.

The education system, students, and teaching styles are all evolving and school furniture needs to evolve effectively with them.

Modern school furniture should be flexible and mobile to promote a learning environment in the classroom that improves the learning experience.

The best office and classroom furnishings are the ones made for flexible and collaborative spaces. Studies have shown students work better when assigned to group work, student centered style learning. This learning style allows teachers to guide learning rather than instruct. In this learning environment students become more engaged in learning activities.

Mobile furniture works excellent in student centered style learning because the furniture can be easily reconfigured for a variety of group work activity. The benefits of having mobile furniture are as followed:

 

  • Lightweight furniture allows students to move desks into cluster formation and back into rows for lecture or individual work.
  • Swivel seating gives students the option to comfortably adjust their seating positions to help them stay more focused in class.
  • Spacious work surfaces allow students to use a variety of mediums to learn, from paper notebooks to electronic devices.
  • Ergonomically flexible mobile furniture allows classrooms to stay clean, be handle by all users and easily managed without the risk of injury.


Comfortable, student centric school furniture should be available in all educational environments. Focused students are successful students. Flexible, mobile and highly functional furniture will keep your students on the road to success.

Read Edwards & Hill’s article How To Furnish A Dorm Common Room That Works For Students for more school furniture and interior design ideas.

 

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