To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! | MindShift

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By Leslie Harris O’Hanlon

When elementary school teacher Erin Klein sat in one of her students’ desks last year, she noticed a few things about her classroom space.

For one, the room itself was long and narrow, and the space was awkward. Large, clunky student desks crowded the classroom. And the desks themselves got in the way of students being able to comfortably work together. Even though Klein had the desks in groups of four, her second-grade students were far from each other

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