The Benefits of Having a Classroom Pet

July 28, 2015

We’re sure you’ve been busy preparing lesson plans and stocking up on all of the necessary school supplies to start the year off with a bang in September, but we might have one idea that you haven’t thought of yet: Why not bring in a classroom pet this time around? Studies show that having a… Read More.

How to Encourage Parent Involvement in the Classroom

July 23, 2015

As the old saying goes, “it takes a village to raise a child.” As a teacher your role is incredibly important when it comes to shaping a child’s morals and mind, but without the positive reinforcement and assistance from class moms and dads your efforts cannot reach their full potential. We know that it can… Read More.

Out-of-The-Box Classroom Organization Ideas

July 20, 2015

We bet you’re spending plenty of summer days restocking and reorganizing your classroom for the fall, but are there organization opportunities that you haven’t thought of yet? The items that you use to organize your classroom don’t always have to be so cookie-cutter. In fact, there are plenty of household items that can be repurposed… Read More.

Summer School Lesson Ideas for Elementary Aged Students

July 16, 2015

So, you’re teaching summer school this year and you’re drawing a blank on fun and engaging activities. When the weather is perfect for playing outdoors, it’s no surprise that your students are not easily contained in the classroom. If you’re stumped on summer lesson planning, here are a few great activities you can do to… Read More.

Everything You Need to Create a Functional Science Classroom

July 14, 2015

Science classes are unique in that much of the material covered requires hands-on interaction. Since so much of the material learned calls for student collaboration to perform science experiments, it only makes sense that a science classroom should be designed with those specific functionalities in mind. If you’re looking to revamp your current laboratories, here’s… Read More.

Perfect Your Classroom Management Skills With These Simple Tips

July 8, 2015

Summertime is great for teachers because it allows them to finally have a little down time to reflect on the past year and identify areas where improvement can be made. In our opinion, one of the most difficult items to conquer as an educator is getting a good handle on classroom management. Kids will be… Read More.

How can Nickerson Corporation help your school succeed?

July 6, 2015

For over 60 years, the experts at Nickerson Corporation have been providing innovative classroom furniture and equipment solutions to schools in New York, New Jersey and the surrounding areas. We’re motivated by the simple phrase, we furnish a child’s education, and truly believe that in order for a student to get the very best education… Read More.

Bleacher Inspection Rules and Requirements

July 1, 2015

Outdated and damaged bleachers put your students in danger of injury and your school at risk for potential accident liability. To help keep bleachers regulated and well-maintained, every state has rules and requirements in place in to make sure they remain up to code and are inspected and repaired when necessary. For example, we’ll take… Read More.