Playground Benefits for Students

September 26, 2014

Although accidents are a natural part of life, many teachers and administrators are hesitant about letting their students run around on the playground at their leisure during recess. But while to an adult playgrounds can be viewed as dangerous, it’s important to consider their impact on a child and analyze the many benefits that students reap when given the opportunity to use… Read More.

Delivery Tips From Nickerson Corporation

September 24, 2014

At Nickerson Corporation, it is our goal to deliver orders to our customers in a timely fashion as part of our commitment to providing the best customer service possible. However, while much of the delivery process lies on our part, the receiver also plays a significant role. In order to ensure a smooth delivery, it’s… Read More.

Taking Control of the Classroom: Classroom Management Strategies

September 17, 2014

As the authority figure in the classroom, it’s a teacher’s job to take control and implement effective classroom management strategies to keep their students under control. Whether you’re new to the teaching scene or are experienced in the field, it’s likely that you’ll experience a handful of disruptions throughout the year, but these can easily be handled and… Read More.

Food and Cafeteria Safety Tips For a Healthy School Year

September 15, 2014

September is National Food Safety month! Being that students consume their lunch (and sometimes breakfast) while they’re at school, it’s important to address the topic of food safety to make sure that your cafeterias and other food distributors are acting in ways that do not compromise the health and well being of those who use… Read More.

Homecoming Ideas for High Schools

September 12, 2014

As high school students finally begin to settle into the new year, chances are they’re already thinking about one of the most anticipated events of the year – homecoming! For most high schools, homecoming is an annual event that takes place early in the school year that celebrates the return of both current students and alumni to the… Read More.

Locker Safety Tips

September 10, 2014

For students at academic levels where lockers have stepped in as their primary source of storage space, the topic of locker safety must be addressed in order to maximize safety in all aspects of their educational experience. As technology continues to play a prominent role in students’ lives both in and out of the classroom,… Read More.

New Funding Available to Pre-Kindergarden Providers

September 5, 2014

Are you a provider of pre-kindergarten services for young children and their families? On August 18, Governor Cuomo announced that $340 million in funding will be dispersed to 81 school districts and Community Based Organizations statewide in an effort to provide full-day pre-k services to approximately 37,000 children. The funding, which was built into the 2014-2015 State… Read More.

Restroom Partitions by Nickerson Corporation

September 3, 2014

Although your classrooms are likely to receive the most wear and tear throughout the school year, your restrooms also generate a high volume of traffic. With students going in and out all throughout the day, it’s likely that your restrooms will have their own set of bumps and bruises, resulting in a need for updating or… Read More.