Hillbrook Research Summary

Learn how the physical learning environment can spark students' interest and help them think beyond.


"The iLab has helped me think more about how the physical learning environment can spark students' interest and help them think beyond... to expand their thinking... to inspire my students."
(Christina Pak, 7th & 8th Grade Social Science Teacher)

Use the hashtag #LearningIs on Twitter to tell us how you have changed the learning environment to make it more collaborative for a chance to win a Bretford PowerSync Tray for iPad for your school.1


Gain a new awareness of how the mind and body are linked to learning and begin to recognize how the classroom space design can leverage mobile technology to increase movement and, therefore, more effective teaching and learning.


Having a vision is one thing. Having a vision that sees the light of day is something else entirely. That's where Bretford comes in. Bretford is here to help make your vision a reality. We offer furniture lines that are designed to adapt and connect to any situation or environment.


NETBOOK 36 for Chromebook and Ultrabook

Transform any space into a modern digital hub. With advanced power management, Bretford
36-Unit Cart provides charging for virtually any brand Ultrabook, Chromebook or Netbook.


NETBOOK36 for Chromebook & Ultrabook

PowerSync Tray for iPad

Store, charge and simultaneously install apps, books, videos, music and more to 10 iPad devices. Connect up to three trays to accommodate 30 iPads.


PowerSync Tray for iPad

MOTIV Soft Seating with Power

Encourage conversation among students. MOTIV Soft Seating offers the opportunity to share and create. With optional power plates, mobile devices always stay charged.


MOTIV Soft Seating with Power

1 Open only to legal residents of the 50 states and District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older, employed by a public or private educational institution as of October 15, 2013. Entries must consist of a tweet including @bretford, the #LearningIs hashtag, and a full and complete response to the question stated during the contest period from October 15, 2013 to October 28, 2013 that does not violate the official Twitter rules ( Individuals may enter as many times per contest period. The winner will be provided with one (1) Bretford PowerSync Tray for iPad (estimated retail value: $1199.95). One (1) winner will be randomly selected and notified on October 29, 2013, via Twitter handle from Bretford Manufacturing, Inc (@Bretford). Upon notification, winner must provide Bretford via email to first name, last name, education institution name, mailing address, phone number and email address. Winner will be contacted by Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. to discuss logistics. If the winner does not claim the prize within in three business days, by November 1, 2013, a new winner will be selected and so on. Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. will send prize to winner using ground shipping within 30 business days from winner claiming the prize. By participating in the contest, the participant is agreeing to these terms and conditions and adheres to any company policies set forth by their place of employment. The announcement will also appear on and other Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. promotional and advertising vehicles. Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. reserves the right to use winner's name in subsequent marketing and promotional activities. Employees of Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. are not eligible to participate. Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or change promotion at any time.