Tips For New College Professors

August 29, 2014

With August coming to an end and summer wrapping up, most colleges are getting ready to welcome this years’ group of students and are preparing to have their classes up and running (if they haven’t already started, that is). For many college professors, this means putting the final touches on your syllabus and familiarizing yourself with the material you… Read More.

Getting To Know You! First Day of School Activities

August 27, 2014

With the first of September finding us early next week, it’s about time we say goodbye to summer and hello to our new teachers and classmates. For many students and even some teachers, the first day of school is intimidating – new faces, new schedules, harder material and an unfamiliar environment. If you’ve got a few… Read More.

Product Spotlight: Operable Walls

August 20, 2014

In order to use your space efficiently, you might find that you need to divide or separate the rooms in your school to create new spaces that staff and students can utilize throughout the day. Typically this is seen in gymnasiums, auditoriums or training rooms, but it can certainly be done in classrooms as well… Read More.

From Library to Media Center: Library Trends and Transformations

August 18, 2014

As a result of the Internet’s vast appeal and popularity, gone are the days where students are found buried in library shelves looking for the right resources to assist them in their research and class projects. Instead, today, most students are found waiting in line for the first available computer so that they can utilize… Read More.

Nickerson Corporation Lends a Helping Hand to Habitat For Humanity

August 15, 2014

On August 8, Nickerson Corporation met with Habitat for Humanity in Suffolk County to participate in their Build a Backpack program. The Build a Backpack program was established to provide incoming students with new school supplies. To participate, individuals, families, organizations and more fill backpacks with supplies including notebooks, folders, pens and pencils that are then… Read More.

Preparing for Preschool

August 13, 2014

Are you a preschool teacher gearing up for the new school year? One of the toughest challenges you will face as a teacher at this level is keeping students’ attention for an extended period of time. Additionally, you might also struggle with keeping children under control since at this age, they are naturally inclined to… Read More.

Back to School Bulletin Board Ideas

August 8, 2014

For teachers and school administrators, one of the most exciting aspects of back to school planning is getting to decorate your hallways and classrooms. Since many students often feel nervous about their first day of school, it’s important to create a warm and welcoming environment, and the decorations you choose can help you do just… Read More.

What To Consider When Setting Up Your Classroom

August 6, 2014

While the calendar says it’s still summer vacation, the first day of school is approaching sooner than you think! For teachers, that means it’s time to start thinking about how will you design and set up your classroom. When it comes to organizing, furnishing and decorating your classroom, there are many things you should consider… Read More.