Meet our Team: Ike Steward

May 28, 2014

Nickerson Corporation has been supplying educational furniture and equipment for over 60 years in the New York and New Jersey markets thanks to a hard working and dedicated team of employees. Partnering with leading manufacturers, our team thrives in delivering quality products that meet the needs of your schools and classrooms. This month, we’d like… Read More.

How to Increase Classroom Participation

May 21, 2014

A common issue that many teachers struggle with is the idea that students often shy away from participating in the classroom. While there are some students who constantly raise their hands, there are many others who tend to listen more than they participate. For some, it may simply be because they are shy, and for… Read More.

Turf vs. Grass Fields

May 19, 2014

With the arrival of spring and summer on the horizon, students will be spending more time out doors than they have in recent months. Whether they are in engaged in spring sports, gym class, field day, or outdoor events such as graduations, students are likely to find themselves on your school’s field. Over the past… Read More.

Prom Tips for Teachers

May 14, 2014

For high school seniors, the end of the school year brings one event that they have been waiting for all year long – prom. Though prom is meant to be a celebration of a student’s high school career, one should not look past the safety aspect or forget the importance of keeping students safe throughout… Read More.

Science Teacher Tips

May 12, 2014

A particular teaching method that is often successful is that of using hands on activities. Since students are in the classroom for a better part of the day, it’s important to make lessons exciting and give students the opportunity to get up and interact with their classmates. Specifically in science classes, the hands on approach… Read More.

ADA Compliance in the Classroom: Accessible Furniture

May 9, 2014

According to ADA.gov, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities and transportation. The proposed bill was signed into law in July of 1990, and was primarily designed in order to prevent discrimination as… Read More.

Product Spotlight: Hussey Xtreme Logos

May 8, 2014

Are you looking to personalize a piece of your school? Maybe you’re in the market for custom bleachers or graphics that can be used throughout your gym to maximize school spirit during sporting events. At Nickerson Corporation, we have exactly what you need! Thanks to one of our leading manufacturers, Hussey Seating, we are able… Read More.

Success at Recess: Playground Safety

May 6, 2014

With warm weather and sunny skies upon us, it is likely that students are beginning to spend more time playing outside before, during and after school. This means that your school’s playground is likely to be occupied by a number of students at once, which without proper supervision and updated equipment, could result in injuries…. Read More.