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High School Flexible Seating Done Right

Edutopia – Staff Writer

“The sheer size of high school students is a concern for high school teachers who are exploring the leap to flexible seating. Without the efficiency of rows of desks, how do you squeeze a lot of big kids into learning spaces that are often no larger than 700 square feet? The questions didn’t end there when we asked high school teachers for their thoughts on flexible seating. They also wanted to know if flexible seating would make things too casual, producing a climate of distraction—or even outright chaos. A few educators wondered if there would be more students sleeping in class, or using the new space to socialize with friends instead of learning. Other teachers, already spending too much of their own money on classroom upgrades, were concerned about how to fund purchases of new furniture.”(more)

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