Virtual Classroom Setup: Organization and Design Ideas

Did you stumble upon this post after searching the web for online classroom setup or organization ideas? Designing a physical classroom space is rewarding. The same can be true for virtual classrooms. All it takes is a little bit of forethought and creativity, and your virtual classroom setup will fill you with all the feels as you head into a new school year with confidence and style.

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There are so many ways to approach digital classroom organization! In this post, you’ll find that we have each blogged about our own unique ways to create an online classroom atmosphere that invites learning.

Lauralee’s Ideas

You could say one of Lauralee’s specialities is organization. She is full of ideas for designing a digital classroom. Read about preparing your platform and teaching tools, designing with the teenage brain in mind, and color coding (plus more!). Lauralee added a few video tutorials to her post to demonstrate some of her preparation process.

Melissa’s Ideas

Virtual classroom setup involves creating a space that is visually appealing for students, but it also includes helping students create routines and habits to increase their productivity. In her article, Melissa shares two free resources to help you organize learning online. Read her ideas and grab the digital to-do list and student self-reflection form on her blog.

We hope these approaches help to reduce the overwhelm of disorganization that is all-too common with remote learning. Creating relaxing and organized classroom environments is an integral piece for both teacher and student success. What works for one teacher may not work for another, and that’s why we always say, There’s more than one way to teach ELA.

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