8Setting Up the Space

Surprisingly, furniture and the classroom environment overall play an important role in blended learning rollouts, as how students and teachers move in the space is even more important in blended learning classrooms than in other classrooms. How teachers make use of space directly impacts learning, and how you move in to alter a teacher's space can directly impact how the teacher feels about going blended. In addition, how technology is fixed or moves around a room can impact its usage (and durability, in some cases). Space matters!

When we started this work, I learned quickly that choosing the right furniture is not as easy as it might seem, especially in space-constrained schools or schools in which every classroom ...

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