Here is what I have found:
- To begin, I didn't have to look far, because Esther Valencia, the Teacher Next Door, had worked on flexible seating as a summer project. She saw the adorable milk crate idea,
Using this idea, Esther, a third grade teacher, created a hidden storage area for supplies. Here are two or her stools after being used for a hear on a daily basis.
- The Teachers Love List has an amazing article on it. She give the pros and cons to a variety of Alternate Seating options. She also includes a list and where to get them. Notice this picture. This is a few of the styles she has located for us.
- A Trendy Teacher showed how she added flexible seating to her class.
- Jill Cataldo found an amazing deal on these little beauties.
- Want to know the truth about flexible seating from a Kindergarten perspective? Check out Kinder Humor.
- The Elementary Darling blogs about her insights with flexible seating.
- Middle School Mob has an amazing blog post on how she uses flexible seating with older students. She also includes some practical tips on training the students and a set of rules. I also love her VIP table. It is a "must have" in my classroom set up!
- Here is an Article by Kelly Almer: 3 Reasons to Use Flexible Seating in the Classroom. Along with her 3 reasons, she has set up this very cool VIP seating. I love the idea and I definitely want to use it.
- Here is a video clip. This is year 5 of Flexible seating, so it is reassuring to know that this transformation did not happen overnight.
So to answer my question, I cannot resist flexible seating and I can't wait to get started on it! What have you found? I'd love to hear from you.