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New desks could be future of classrooms

New desks could be future of classrooms

By Sara Phillips, Westlake HS, Austin, Texas

October 1, 2013

Four classrooms are piloting a new wave of futuristic desks as part of a plan to innovate the district. Called Node chairs, each comes equipped with a backpack and an iPad holder, swiveling seat, moveable tray and wheels. They improve student comfort and allow for a flexible learning environment in th...