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Classroom Design

Classroom Design: 100 Things you Must Consider

So many puzzle pieces work together when designing new learning spaces.

Check out this ultimate checklist of considerations!

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Business

Creating a Culture of Well-Being in the Workplace

The well-being of your employees is of the utmost importance at all times.

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Education

How to Create & Design for a Positive Classroom Culture

A student’s learning is greatly impacted by the atmosphere in and the physical layout of their learning environment. When a student enters a classroom, they should feel safe, stimulated and comfortable.

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Business

6 Steps to Setup Your Home Office

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a large portion of the population suddenly finding themselves in need of a home office. Working from home at …

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News

Coronavirus Statement

Official Statement BFX is working to ensure you continue to receive the service and advice you need in the weeks and months ahead. Like you, …

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Education

What is Co-Teaching?

Co-teaching was born out of the need for quality instruction for students with disabilities, as well as given a push by the No Child Left Behind act in the early 2000s.

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Standing Desk Benefits
Business

Top 10 Health Benefits of Sit-Stand Desks (Updated 2020)

Just by getting a different desk that promotes activity durning the day could make all the difference…

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Education

How Doodling Can Improve Learning and Creativity in the Classroom

As most teachers will tell you, it can be frustrating when students don’t seem to be paying attention to you.

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Business

Office Design Trends 2020

A happier and more comfy environment will foster a stronger sense of teamwork and cohesion among co-workers.

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Classroom Design

The Myths & Facts of Flexible Seating in the Classroom

Flexible seating in the classroom has become more and more popular over the years.

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Education

Cultivating a Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Perhaps, the world’s most successful people developed their craft through hard work and perseverance.

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Independent learning
Classroom Design

Six Ways to Improve Independent Learning in Students

Learning is more than memorising facts and formulas; learning is a way of thinking and an approach to life.

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Classroom Design

Eliminating the Teacher Desk: A Growing Classroom Trend

A trend is growing in educational circles to eliminate the large, immovable teacher’s desk that has occupied the front of every classroom for centuries.

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Classroom Design

Creating Powerful and Engaging Learning Environments

The physical learning environment has a powerful impact on students’ social and emotional landscape. Physical spaces should be intentionally designed to support academic achievement. Though educators …

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Education

Play to Learn! A Guide to Gamification in the Classroom

Gamification adds another layer to teaching pedagogy that can be surprisingly as fun for teachers to plan as it is for students to experience.

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Classroom Design

Transforming Education Through Pathfinder Projects

School communities often seem eager to adopt new ways of teaching and learning but can’t always visualise what this would look like or how it would function after the change.

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Classroom Design

Definitive Guide: How to Apply Colours in the Learning Environment

Imagine sitting in a room coloured entirely in red.  Chances are high that you will feel agitated, perhaps with a little anger or hunger.  Why? …

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Case Studies

Entirely Future Focused

View The Gallery View The Gallery Video Transcript My name is Gareth Allegretto. I work for BFX Furniture and look after the Newcastle to Port …

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Classroom Design

The Effect of Classroom Layout on Student Wellbeing

There have been significant pedagogical developments in teaching & classroom layout during the last century, both in Australia and around the world.

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Classroom Design

The Ultimate Guide To Future Focused Learning

What is Future Focused Learning? Although, the Future Focused Learning philosophy and variations of the ‘6 Cs’ theoretical framework has been a prominent pedagogical approach …

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Case Studies

Manual Arts Transformation

The Project The BFX Furniture team worked with Burnside State High School to completely transform their outdated and worn manual arts room with brand new …

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Case Studies

Prahran High School – A Vision For Learning

An Innovative, Purpose-built, Co-educational School with a Vertical Campus Prahran High School is a uniquely designed contemporary school part of a thriving education district that includes …

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Classroom Design

Create Engaging Classrooms for Special Needs Students

Supporting All Students Everywhere This comprehensive guide provides a solid foundation with helpful information to design engaging classrooms for special needs students. When space planning …

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Education

5 Mind-Blowing Science Activities For The Classroom

Activities By Teachers For Teachers All these Science Activities were featured on some fantastic teacher blogs who are passionate about creating fun, easy and educational …

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