The Learning Center


Aug 14 2017
All About Fire Proof Files

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Are your school's documents protected from disaster? A surprising number of school employees believe that a basic metal filing cabinet will protect student records in the event of a fire, but the reality is that your physical paperwork won't last long in the wake of a disaster. Keep your school's most sensitive documents safe by incorporating fireproof file cabinets into your office setup.


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Aug 7 2017
Brand Spotlight: Virco

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Whether you're outfitting an early childcare facility or a university, certain types of furniture are a necessity for creating an environment that encourages learning and a sense of community among students. From simple stack chairs to modular activity tables, furniture that facilitates better learning is Virco's specialty.


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July 3 2017
Guide to School Library Furniture

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A school library is a place for learning and exploration. As such, selecting the right furniture for the space is essential to the success of the library. Take a look at our recommendations for what types of furniture to add to your school's library. 


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May 22 2017
Storage for School Science Labs

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Workstations and safety supplies are of the utmost importance when outfitting your school's science labs, but do you have the necessary storage for the unique materials this type of classroom includes? Take a look at our science lab storage checklist to make sure!


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May 15 2017
Guide to Art Room Furniture

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Outfitting an art room in your school? Be sure to consider the right furniture and space planning before you buy. There should be enough space around the tables and chairs in the room for students to move freely while holding their artwork so that they will not bump into anyone else trying to work. Here is some of the furniture to consider for your school art room.


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May 8 2017
Guide to Janitorial Supplies

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While your first purchasing decisions may be related to the student and teacher desks and chairs in your school, it’s important to make sure your janitorial staff are well-equipped to do their work as well. Here’s a look at some of the things you should keep in your school for cleaning staff to use on a daily basis.


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Apr 24 2017
How to Set Up a School Library

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Preparation for designing a new library for your school can be a daunting task to say the least. Not only do you need to consider the needs of your students, but you’ll need to make sure to accommodate teachers, your school librarian and other staff members as well. To make the space as enjoyable and user-friendly as possible, follow these simple tips.


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Apr 17 2017
Guide to School Lobby Furniture

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Large or small, the lobby in your school should be comfortable and accommodating for students, parents, guests and school staff. Read on to get a detailed look into what you should add to your school’s waiting area.


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Apr 3 2017
Guide to Daycare Accessories

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Tables and chairs make learning easier, but don’t forget the little things that will really make your daycare an engaging learning environment! Read on to learn more about the accessories your daycare could probably use.


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Mar 27 2017
Activity Tables in Every Shape

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Buying new activity tables for your classroom? Activity tables come in a wide variety of shapes which all exist for a specific purpose. Learn more about which shape will best suit your classroom activities below.


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Mar 20 2017
Guide to Lockers

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Outfitting your school with new lockers? There are a lot of factors to consider first, including the size of your allotted space and the needs of your students and staff. Here’s a closer look at the options available to you.


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Mar 13 2017
Child Playsets That Encourage Fun and Learning

| Classroom Culture, Classroom Ideas, Furniture Guides

Play is an essential part of every school day for young children, and encouraging imaginative play during recess can enhance creativity and teach children valuable lessons from each other. These are just a few of the playsets we offer that encourage fun and learning, making school fun one recess at a time.


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Mar 6 2017
Guide to Media Storage

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In today’s digital learning environment, the right storage for your classroom media equipment is essential. Take a look at this guide to ensure you have all the AV equipment storage you’ll need to provide a productive classroom while keeping media safe and sound.


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Feb 20 2017
Guide to School Chairs

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Whether you need to furnish a new school or give a fresh face to an outdated style, the chairs in your educational facility are some of the most important pieces of furniture to consider. Unsure of everything you'll need? Read our comprehensive guide to school chairs to help you on your way to seating everyone in style and support.


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Feb 13 2017
Guide to School Tables

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From the school office to the teacher's lounge and everywhere in between, you'll find tables in every single room in your school. So what type of table goes where and what's the best option for your school? Read on to learn more.


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Dec 12 2016
How to Clean Your School Cafeteria Furniture

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The source of food, fun and students touching everything in sight, the cafeteria is perhaps the most important space in your school to keep clean at all times. Fortunately for you and your janitorial staff, keeping cafeteria furniture clean is as simple as can be. Just follow these easy steps.


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Dec 5 2016
Guide to School Desks

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Whether you’re outfitting a brand new school or replacing your school’s old student desks, there are a ton of options to choose from when it comes to the workstations you choose for incoming students. Before you make your final decision, you’ll want to determine what types of needs students in that classroom will have, and you may find that not every class will benefit from the same type of desk. So without further ado, these are the most common types of student desks along with some benefits to each.


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Nov 1 2016
What Kind of Whiteboard Should I Buy for My Classroom?

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Whiteboards have taken over the role in the classroom that was once completely dominated by chalkboards. But with all the different dry erase boards available today, how do you decide what type of board will be best for your school’s classrooms? Here’s what to consider.


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