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Work Comfortably with These Laptop Stands

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Even though you or your students can keep a laptop flat on your desk, sometimes you may want the option to stand and work. Or maybe you want to adjust the screen angle and it can only be achieved through placing your laptop on a stand. Whatever the reason, laptop stands are a great solution and are portable — meaning students can take them from class to class or you can move around your home and still work in comfort. Check out our top picks.

We like that this laptop stand has a built-in space for storing an additional keyboard when you’re not using your computer. The aluminum alloy construction is designed for durability.

This laptop stand comes in three colors and allows you to adjust the angle. You can also raise or lower the height, making it perfect for people who want to try a standing desk.

You’ll like that this laptop stand also has a built-in lower shelf to store other tech accessories like keyboards or a mouse. Choose from three colors: silver, space gray and gold.

The sleek design on this laptop stand is perfect for the home office or for a teacher to keep at their desk. The stand is made from a durable alloy and has base pads to prevent scratching surfaces.

Expert Commentary

Laptop stands are essential for anyone who owns a laptop, and especially for anyone who uses the computer for an extended period of time, such as teachers and students. These stands are great not just for ergonomic reasons, but also to keep your computer cool and declutter your desk space. Some have more advanced features and adjustable options. Choose the one that works best for you and ensure you get one for everyone in your household who uses a computer.

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Julia Yoo

Julia is an avid reader and writer and has experience as a former undergraduate teaching assistant and tutor. She is from the Midwest and has lived on both the East and West coasts. She holds a bachelor of science and an MBA from MIT.


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