Seating Arrangements with Work Stations
Lesson Objective: Arrange seating and materials to facilitate learning
All Grades / All Subjects / Organization

Thought starters

  1. What does Ms. Spies take into account when making seating arrangements?
  2. How do work stations help Ms. Spies maximize instructional time?
  3. What kinds of materials does Ms. Spies put in the work stations?
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Love the desk arrangement! Can you tell me what is kept in the 3 drawer containers in the center?
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Love, love, love the searing arrangement!!!
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A very nice way of seating arrangement which serves both the purpose. Learning & working in groups / individually.
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I really liked the work stations you provide with each group of students! I need to work on this!
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This is fabulous!
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Transcripts

  • Seating Arrangements with Work Stations Transcript

    Amy Spies: One strategy I use to help encourage cooperative learning is to have the

    Seating Arrangements with Work Stations Transcript

    Amy Spies: One strategy I use to help encourage cooperative learning is to have the desk grouped in four. I want to ensure that everyone still can see the front boards so I have no backs facing the board.
    Amy Spies: What else do you notice is similar?
    Amy Spies: I have found that having the students face each other and still have access to the board is important.
    Amy Spies: Where'd this come from, my goodness, I didn't see that before.
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    Amy Spies: To helpe eliminate movement and have student have easy access to any materials or supplies that they need, I've grouped their four desks around a work station placed in the center and most of the supplies that students would need are located in the center. So they hve easy access. They're not moving around the room and they can get what they need without interrupting class time.

School Details

Cypress Creek Elementary School
6100 South Williamson Boulevard
Port Orange FL 32128
Population: 787

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Lesson Idea

Grades 9-12, All Subjects, Class Culture

Lesson Idea

Grades 9-12, ELA, Class Culture

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All Grades / All Students / Class Culture