Seating Chart Possibilities
Unusual seating arrangements call for an unusual seating chart. I talked about group arrangements here. I knew my creative young colleague would come to the rescue on seating charts. And she did. While my desks are in groups, this is the chart she gave me to use: The desk groups (with chairs) are on the master. Sticky notes are cut to the size of the "desks" in pink and blue colors to indicate genders. I write the first names on the sticky, then stick the note on the sheet "desk." I can pull…
Cooperative Learning Seating Options
Tips for setting up your student seating arrangements for cooperative learning, including options for permanent and temporary teams.
Effective Classroom Seating Arrangements
Your classroom seating arrangement is just as important as your syllabus. Here are some tips on finding the perfect desk configuration that fits your teaching style, your students, and your classroom space. You’ve spent countless hours creating the perfect curriculum. You’ve searched the deepest corners of the internet to find creative lesson plans. You’ve stayed after school to give students extra help more days than not. Don’t squander all your hard work by not using an effective classroom…
Classroom Layouts: Seating Arrangements for Effective Learning
In today’s demanding classroom environments, educators need to be able to have the best seating arrangements for different size classrooms...
12 Amazing Ideas for Classrooms - DIY for Life
Teachers are always looking for new and fun ideas for their classrooms. I’ve found some fun ideas for keeping your classroom organized, exciting and a great place for learning. Take ... Read More
Classroom Decor Ideas
Are you looking for some inspiration for your classroom decor? This linky party should help to give you some fantastic and creative ideas! This is sort of a repost from last year because I just set up a new room! Make the most of your bulletin boards by making them bold and beautiful! I like to try to choose things that can stay up all year and then limit it to one or two boards for displaying student work. I invest in fabric to cover them and it saves so much time in the end! I like solids…
Classroom Seating Arrangement
The Real Teachr: Classroom Seating Arrangement // Links to websites that help you create a classroom floor plan!
11 Easy Desk Arrangements for Your Best Classroom Yet - The Classroom Key
I’ve done a lot of experimenting with desk arrangements over the years. I’ve definitely found my favorite. Keep reading, I’ll tell you about it. I’ve also discovered that it’s smart to pick a few arrangements that you like and teach your students how to quickly move between the positions when the activity requires it.…
Teaching Secrets: Get to Know Students Through Seating Challenges
Sandy Merz writes that engaging his students in seat-selection activities sets a positive collaborative tone from the first day of school and helps him learn how each class will function.