Your Complete Back-to-School Guide

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Are you ready for your kids to go back to school? It’s another adventure, and not only for the students but also for their parents. Whether your children are going back to face-to-face classes or studying virtually, going back to school is the beginning of a new journey that parents and students must prepare for.

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We prepared a quick back-to-school guide to help parents and students get ready as classes open.

Getting Ready for Back to School: Top 3 Tips for Students & Parents

Whether you are a student or a parent of a student, you will need to make some adjustments once schools start. We’ve listed three tips to help you get ready for school and make the transition smooth and easy. Check these out:

Readjust your body clock to stay healthy

    If you’ve been staying out late and waking up late during your summer vacation, it’s time to go back to your proper sleeping habits. Enough sleep will help you rest, regenerate, and get the right amount of energy needed to focus on the day’s tasks, whether that’s studying if you’re a student or helping your kids prepare and study if you’re a parent. Students must also have a structured schedule to ensure there is balance between study and play.

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    Create a learning space at home

      Studying requires a certain level of energy—focus, creativity, and critical thinking. If you or you kids are going back to school, it’s important to create an environment at home that will help foster this energy. What you need is a dedicated learning space away from any distraction. Find a corner in your home that is conducive to learning and turn that space into a study area.

      Prepare all the essential things needed for studying and learning.

        Once you have prepared your learning space, it’s time to fill it with all the essential things that will help you and your child study and learn better. From the right study furniture to the correct materials for learning, investing in high-quality items will go a long way in keeping you and your child sane and making learning a fun activity. But what are the essential things you need to prepare? Read on to find out.

        Top 5 Essential Items You Need When You Go Back to School

        Fill your space with the right essentials to make studying easy and effective. So what are the top 5 items you need when you go back to school?

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        Standing Desk

          There is a right place for studying, and that is on a desk. Many students think the bed is actually a good place to study because it allows the body to relax while studying, but studying in bed is actually bad and can cause a lot of issues such as lack of focus, strain on the eyes and back, and sleepiness. The same can be said about studying on the couch, especially in front of the TV. Nothing beats a proper desk for studying, especially a standing desk.

          A standing desk will help you move between sitting and standing position even while studying on the desk. This is helpful for improving your posture and for keeping you active—and therefore less sleepy—while you study.

          Ergonomic Chair

            Back pain is a common affliction among people who sit for long hours, especially if you are sitting on a poorly designed chair. If you or your kid is homeschooling or still going on virtual classes, an adjustable chair that will offer complete back support is highly needed to stay healthy and pain free no matter how long the hours go.

            Look for chairs with a wide height range, as well as one that has sufficient tilt range for back support and adjustability in headrest and armrest.

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            LED Lamp

              Lighting plays an important role in your focus and in your eye health. Poor lighting can make it difficult to concentrate on tasks, and it can also induce sleepiness or harm your eyes.

              It is ideal to be in a space with natural light coming from a window. However, if this is not possible, your next best option is a high-quality LED lamp that can replicate natural light. Find a sturdy lamp that can light your study area while improving the aesthetics of your space.

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                This is especially important for those doing virtual classes where you need to spend a lot of time listening to your teachers teaching or providing instructions and interacting with the class in activities. A reliable speaker with solid and full sound will go a long way to making you feel involved in the class.

                Find one that is great for virtual conferences as well as for watching videos in class.

                wireless charger


                  Maybe this isn’t much talked about, but all your devices won’t be of much use if they’re not working because the battery is empty. Make sure they’re always ready to go and ready to match your active lifestyle.

                  Invest in a high-quality charger that you can take anywhere. Even better, find a charging pad that can charge multiple devices at the same time so that you’re covered. With a good charger, you know you’ll be up to the task at all times!

                  Ready for back to school? It’s never too late to prepare. Whether it’s new habits you need to develop, a study space you need to build, or the right study equipment you need to invest in, start today!

                  Now is the best time to start preparing, and you’ve come to the right place! We’re having a Back to School Promo in our website. From August 29 to September 12, we’re offering a storewide discount of up to 15% on all items in our page. All you have to do is start shopping and input the code BTS15 at checkout for the discount to apply! Stay tuned for more details to be posted in our Instagram Page!

                  Everything you need is here to create your ergonomic space. Shop now! 

                  About Us

                  MotionGrey is a Canadian standing desk company that specializes in ergonomic furniture. We supply and install only the best quality standing desks and ergonomic chairs in the country.

                  Our products are designed with wellness as the focal point. From our electric standing desks to our office and gaming chairs, we deliver best value by putting your health, safety, and comfort as top priority. Boost your creativity and level up work performance. We want you to create great outcomes so we’re providing you only the best tools to make them possible.
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