News: Category: Education

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A Confident Return to the Classroom

8/3/2020 3:21 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

As standard school breaks come to a close and education systems prepare for a new school year, returning to school safely has become a major topic of discussion.

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Slow the Spread: Cleaning + Disinfecting

5/20/2020 7:21 PM by PolyVision

In a time with viruses like COVID-19, it’s just as important to disinfect surfaces to reduce the spread of infection.

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For the Love of Productivity

2/12/2020 9:41 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Productivity may mean different things to different individuals, companies and industries, but it always hinges on the effective work of people to bring about a favorable result.

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How to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year

1/22/2020 9:26 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Organizations aiming to instill a sense of stability and faith in their customers have integrated blue tones in their spaces with a variety of methods, but what if there was a functional way to incorporate it for daily use?

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Continued Partnership with Teach for India

12/20/2019 1:46 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Through our partnership with Teach for India, PolyVision donated another 155 writing boards to under-resourced classrooms this year.

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The Science Behind the Surface: Part 4

11/25/2019 7:17 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of different writing surfaces in the classroom can create a more productive learning environment for your students.

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New in EMEA: Collaborative Worktools on pCon.planning

11/12/2019 6:39 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

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A Case for Color

9/30/2019 7:10 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

By offering accented edge colors on many of our whiteboards, we can add a more integrated and cohesive look to any space while providing the same collaborative canvas.

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PolyVision at EDspaces 2019

9/18/2019 6:27 PM by PolyVision

At EDspaces booth #1352, visitors can experience firsthand a variety of writing surfaces currently on the market. Discover PolyVision’s e3 Ceramicsteel which provides a crisp contrast for clear visibility while offering unmatched durability.

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Adaptive Collaboration in the Modern Workplace

6/24/2019 7:34 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision’s a3 CeramicSteel Mobile whiteboard was designed to meet the growing demand for moveable workstations and support how people work together regardless of place.

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A Gen Z-er’s Perspective on Analog Tools: Audio Blog

6/17/2019 5:38 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

We discuss a shift in education and the difference in Gen Z’s perspective when it comes to information sharing.

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Schools are Flipping to Student Active Learning

5/29/2019 4:35 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Students are transitioning from passive pupils who watch teachers demonstrate information into active participants who take learning into their own hands.

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4 Fresh Space Design Trends

4/26/2019 1:40 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Discover four key office design trends we’ve been seeing in the industry and what we’ve been up to lately in response to them.

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A vibrant mural printed on CeramicSteel at Singapore’s Tampines East & West Stations celebrates local culture by representing imagery, buildings, and people.
The Vast Versatility of CeramicSteel

1/22/2019 4:30 PM by Ed La Selva, Architectural Product Development Manager

From interior design to exterior building cladding, from workplace collaboration to large-scale public art projects, CeramicSteel provides a material that lends itself to any environment.

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PolyVision Educates Leaders of Education at EDspaces 2018

11/29/2018 4:30 PM by Bill Livengood, Director of North American Surface Sales

PolyVision exhibited at EDspaces 2018 to educate leaders of education on the user-centric benefits of e3 CeramicSteel.

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6 Tricks and Tips to Keep a Whiteboard Clean

11/14/2018 4:12 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Follow these six tips and tricks to keep your board looking brand new or transform one that has seen better days back to its original shine.

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Encouraging Success from the World’s Successors

11/13/2018 10:26 PM by PolyVision

PolyVision has a passion for investing in the trailblazers of tomorrow by bringing quality tools for education to classrooms around the world.

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How PolyVision is Answering the Push for Social Responsibility

10/24/2018 12:49 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

With three focus areas — Education + Community + Sustainability — PolyVision is prioritizing future leaders, stronger communities and sustainable choices.

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Travelers passing by the mural created by artist Neil Wood printed on Flexible CeramicSteel panels in the Charles de Gaulle Metro Station
Vitreous Enamel: Mycenæan Period Jewelry to First Period Chemistry

10/17/2018 3:28 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish.

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PolyVision Goes Back to School with Teachers from Across the Globe

9/26/2018 1:31 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

PolyVision spoke with four teachers from around the world to learn more about their perspective during this back-to-school season.

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How Active Learning Ignites Hope in Students

9/12/2018 12:48 PM by PolyVision

Active learning transforms traditional classrooms into environments where students take on an active role in their learning experience.

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Understanding Your Options

8/29/2018 2:48 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Glass vs CeramicSteel Markerboards

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The Value of Writing in the Digital Age

8/15/2018 12:53 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Hear from Bill Livengood, a director of surface sales for PolyVision, on why writing remains relevant.

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Groups of desks in a school setting with writing on an extra large magnetic whiteboard
Q&A: Creating Collaborative Spaces with Motif Writable Wall Panels

7/16/2018 3:58 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The importance of collaboration continues to grow as workplace dynamics face a global revolution. Dedicated to providing effective solutions for this shift, PolyVision remains hard at work creating innovative products to meet an entirely new need. Kim Allen, architectural product manager for PolyVision, sat down with us to discuss the launch of a new writable wall surface, Motif™. Previewed at NeoCon and AIA, Motif’s unique design and application is expected to meet the demand for aesthetically appealing collaborative surfaces.

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5 Reasons Why Some Educators Still Use Chalkboards

4/25/2018 4:38 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

It began in Scotland in 1801. A large piece of slate was hung on the wall, and the chalkboard was born, revolutionizing teaching and learning worldwide.

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Advantages of Analog Tools in the Digital Age

1/31/2018 6:57 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Are analog tools still relevant in the age of rapid technological advancement?

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Young boy writes in red marker on whiteboard in Indian classroom
Listen: 200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

10/5/2016 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for PolyVision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards. He sat down the 360 Real Time’s Katie Pace to discuss the transformation and the partnership that led to it.

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PolyVision Survey Reveals That 97% Teachers Believe Writing on Boards Is an Essential Tool to Increase Learning

5/6/2016 10:43 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The leading CeramicSteel manufacturer conducted a pan India survey along with partners Whitemark and Teach for India to measure the impact on student learning depending on the quality of writing boards used.

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Class, Can I Have Your Attention?

6/14/2015 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

It’s the golden age for content display, with hi-def cameras and monitors, and touchscreen digital devices of every size. So why are traditional dry-erase whiteboards more popular than ever?

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Why It Shouldn’t Be Analog Versus Digital In Today’s Classroom

8/18/2014 11:27 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

With the continued prevalence of technology in the classroom it is easy to presume that analog tools such as whiteboards are a thing of the past, but trends and research shows differently.

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