Don’t fall for it! Chances are that if you’ve heard this before, whatever they want won’t be quick. Nope, it will be painfully slow and it will be an interruption during an important time in your day.
When reflecting about the classroom layout I wanted to make sure that I kept three things in mind; 1) location, location, location, 2) access to materials, and 3) noise levels throughout the classroom. While I believe that the perfect classroom is attainable, let’s be honest “perfect’ changes year to year. So if you need to change something annually it’s ok.