Seating assignments should be clear -- and flexible.
Create a visual seating chart.
Take a digital photograph of each student, print the photos, and write the student's name at the bottom. Attach a Velcro dot to the back of each photo and to a seating chart created on laminated poster board. Staple a sheet of transparency over the chart and you can make notes on it too.
Mark areas on the floor.
Use Velcro strips to mark children's places on a classroom carpet. The hook side sticks to the carpet, and you can write a name on the reverse side. And they can be vacuumed!
Velcro Strips or Dots
Attach name tags to desks.
Taping nametags to a desk can be a sticky situation when you want to move students'. Why not use Velcro instead of tape? Velcro-ed name tags can be moved easily.
Article by Linda Starr
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