Nickerson Corporation – Our History

February 24, 2015

Founded in 1952 by Donald Nickerson, Nickerson Corporation’s sole purpose is to provide quality furniture solutions to schools in need. Originally based out of Greenwich, Connecticut, educational furniture products were primarily supplied to schools in half of New York State. Today, we are proud to say that we have expanded our borders and not only… Read More.

Tips To Improve The Health Status Of Your School

February 23, 2015

Pizza, chicken fingers, fries, and chips on the side – all student friendly favorites that often end up on a school cafeteria’s lunch menu. But although these are what most students would call their favorite foods, their hearts and bodies are likely thinking otherwise. As we mentioned in a previous blog, February is American Heart… Read More.

“How-To” Teaching Tips For National Haiku Month

February 20, 2015

Attention all English teachers! Did you know that February is National Haiku Writing Month? If you’re in the middle of developing the remainder of this month’s writing activities, we suggest placing the spotlight on Haikus, a Japanese form of poetry that emphasizes the use of syllables. Below you will find a few interesting ways that… Read More.

Ways For Teachers To Unwind During Winter Break

February 19, 2015

If you are a teacher, then you know just how valuable a week off can be. Between being able to get ahead in lesson plans and simply having time to yourself, five days out of the classroom is one of the greatest gifts you can receive! What does your to do list look like for… Read More.

Benefits Of Using Social Media In The Classroom

February 12, 2015

In an age where technology consumes our thoughts and directs our actions, it seems only fitting that teachers have started to include the use of digital platforms in their classrooms. While the type of platform may vary between teachers, the reality is that technology has become an integral part of the academic experience and will… Read More.

Classroom Activities For Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2015

Although Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, that doesn’t mean it can’t still be celebrated in your classroom on the days leading up to it. Whether it be by hosting a party where students travel around the room with hand written cards for one another or integrating Valentine’s Day themes into the core… Read More.

How Does Classroom Furniture Enhance Learning?

February 4, 2015

When discussing a child’s academic success, most people attribute the outcome to the teacher and type of material presented. However, while the teacher and subject material are of course contributing factors to a child’s ability to understand and retain information, they are not the only things that aid in the development of the grade that shows… Read More.

Ways To Increase Physical Activity In Schools

February 3, 2015

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Although making healthy choices is something that is and should be promoted year round, this month is an especially great time to focus on our daily routines and determine how they can be adjusted to improve our overall health. According to healthfinder.gov, there are several ways… Read More.