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20 More Tips For A Green Office in 2019

Last time we spoke about how to implement a green office program, we barely scratched the surface with our 4 Tips for a Green Office. This time we are here to step it up a notch with 20 more tips. Think of this post as your ultimate green guide. Your one-stop reference for green office design ideas or a place to find inspiration for some eco-friendly supplies. We guarantee you’re sure to leave here with at least a few ideas …

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The Continental Shift

From Traditional Classrooms of old to Future Focused Learning® Spaces A future-focused vision for education recognises that today’s and tomorrow’s learner will face a very different future from generations past. A Vision for the Future The transition from the 20th to the 21st century ignited a significant shift in the world of education. The long-held notion that education can only occur in a bounded space with a clearly identified front, where all students are seated in desks and facing the blackboard …

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How To Kickstart Your Work Year Into Gear

Are you ready to start your year off the right way? Whether you want to kickstart your business or you just want to get your team pumped up for the new year, you have come to the right place. It’s all well and good to get into the ‘New Year New Me’ mindset, but without a series of steps or a concrete plan in place, you might fall short. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen. If you’re ready …

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Agile Learning Spaces

Agile spaces are learning spaces that can be easily rearranged to enable learning by group work, whole class presentations, paired work or a combination. With wheels, and interlocking shapes, classrooms can be transformed into agile spaces. Yet students need support to also be agile learners who can use these new spaces. This article describes how some Queensland state primary school students developed into agile learners when they were invited to re-design their traditional school classroom into an agile learning space …

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Connect With Your Students Using These 5 Easy Activities

The best teachers know the secret to connecting with their students is building positive relationships with them. They understand that the key to unlocking their student’s academic potential is opening them up to the idea of asking for help. School can be a socially and academically daunting time, no matter the age of the student. Every class will have a mixture of class clowns, backseat bandits, pot stirrers and silent observers. The classroom should be a fun and supportive learning …

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Amazing AudioArt Installation At St Philips Christian College

BFX Furniture doesn’t just transform learning environments with modern and flexible furniture, we now transform classroom walls from drab to fab as well. Our very first large-scale AudioArt™ Installation at St Philips Christian College in Newcastle completely blew all their expectations. This open plan classroom was designed with zones for collaborative group work, quiet reading time, lounging and can accommodate up to 60 grade one students. Among the group settings, our Sine Lounges and SmarTable™ Jotters offer flexible areas for …

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4 Great Tips for A Green Office

If you want to know how to turn your office into green office then you’ve come to the right place. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start and there are often assumptions that you have to make some big changes to see big results. We’re here to tell you that’s not true. You can start making smaller changes to your office right now. After all, it’s the little things that add up. We hope you find these …

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10 Amazing Library Designs Around The World

Interiors, furniture selection and architecture are the three pillars that make for exceptional library space design. Maybe you’re looking for public library designs or school library design ideas? You have come to the right place. The best place to find inspiration is around the world. You will be blown away by the architectural majesty of some of these libraries. That’s not to say we don’t have some fantastic libraries right here in Australia. While there’s something so cozy about grand …

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What To Keep In Mind When Designing Healthcare Spaces

Healthcare Spaces were once morbid clinical spaces with harsh fluorescent lighting, cold tiled floors and the lingering scent of antiseptic spray. Many new facilities are built using an architectural, research-based model known as design thinking or evidence-based design. It’s a problem-solving approach that focuses on the human experience. Designers are recognising that the key to creating wholesome hospital environments is to design spaces with the end user in mind. Namely, the patients, visitors and healthcare practitioners who use these spaces …

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What You Need To Know About Active Seating

Chances are if you work a desk job you already know how bad sitting down all day is for your health. A pretty important problem was brought up recently by the American Heart Association in the 2016 Circulation Circulation journal. Fourteen cardiovascular-health experts from around the country convened and reviewed all the relevant research about the health effects of physical activity. While the panel did support the recommendation of 150-minutes of physical activity per week, it made a more important …

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