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Holiday Crafts to do in the Classroom

November 30, 2018

The holidays are a time when we can allow creativity to flow in the classroom, and crafting is a fun way to enhance the education of our students. Crafts will get our students’ brains and hand working in tandem so their learning can be reinforced. Salt Dough Ornaments Salt dough ornaments can be done in…

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5 Ways to Use Your High School Auditorium

November 16, 2018

What is a high school auditorium you ask? Well, it is the largest space in your school where the most significant meetings are held. This is the room that comfortably seats all faculty and students in the building at any given time. Typically, the auditorium has a hardwood floor with a glossy finish appropriate for…

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Tips for Organizing Your Locker

November 12, 2018

As anyone in education knows, a well-organized locker can often be the first step to a successful school year. A tidy locker can help a student quickly find a book or assignment and get to class on time. While some students seem to have a natural knack for organization, there are a few tips that…

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Why Science Classroom Require Specialized Tables

November 9, 2018

Do you remember your high school science classes? Even 50 years ago, educators realized that specialized furnishings and equipment were vital to successfully teaching hands-on subjects such as science. Technology is here to stay, and our classrooms need to modernize in order to keep up with the STEM demands in education. Why do chemistry and…

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How to Teach Young Students About Gratitude

November 6, 2018

Gratitude is more than saying “Thank you”. It’s an attitude, a lifestyle, a mindset of thankfulness that can change the world around us. How do we teach this important philosophy to our young students? Teach It. Help students to know that gratitude is more than words but also give them real-life examples. Show them people in…

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Safety Tips for Science Classes

November 4, 2018

As an educator, you know safety in the science classroom is vital. Keeping safety top priority prevents accidents and helps students learn safe lab methods. These tips will help you as an educator make science education safe and purposeful. Plan Activities and Experiments Ahead of Time Plan science experiments ahead of time, before conducting them with…

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Top Bleacher Maintenance Tips

October 28, 2018

Nickerson Corporation knows how to design, build, and maintain school furniture and equipment for education, activities, and sports. Since our beginning, we have always followed and fulfilled our mission of “furnishing a child’s education.” We prioritize the comfort and safety of an educational community, using our engineering knowledge and designs. As a company, our vision…

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The Ultimate Office Checklist

October 23, 2018

Whether you work at home or in an office building, there are a few things that every workspace absolutely needs. Whether to keep you comfortable or productive, below are a few things you should incorporate into your office (if you haven’t already)! A Supportive Chair  Remember, you’re going to be sitting for eight hours a day…

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Using Pumpkins in the Classroom to Learn

October 18, 2018

Fall has arrived and now is the perfect time to begin incorporating materials into the classroom that will visually stimulate and bolster students’ interest in learning. Enhance Classroom Environment with Fall Décor Pumpkins and autumn leaves are sure to liven up any classroom or study space and provide a sensory indicator of the changing season….

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Nickerson’s Dedication to Quality Products

October 13, 2018

There are not many businesses that sell school furniture and equipment and even fewer hold quality in such high regard. The furniture and equipment that fills schools is not the everyday furniture that you can find anywhere. That’s why here at Nickerson, we’ve dedicated our business to enhancing schools with our improved products that are ensured…

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