Hoping to create an online classroom setup that’s inviting, practical, and cost-saving? If you watch videos of some online teachers’ setups, you’ll probably wind up feeling one of two ways: inspired or deflated. Or maybe even both. Perhaps the office supply-loving nerd in you will be at odds with the doubtful realist that you are when you look at the limited space and funds you have. Whatever the case may be for you, let’s hash out what tools will easily crank your classroom up a notch. I’m going to give you a little tour!
And remember: Just like how Rome wasn’t built in a day, your classroom will be a continual work in progress. Take it from someone who has rearranged her classroom more times that I can count on two hands (and two feet). Speaking of feet…I actually use a standing desk to teach. A standing desk may not be a possibility for you but if it is, you’ll want to stick around until the end of this post for some interesting tips. Let’s take it from the top: Lighting.