Great example of an open group desk arrangement. Student desks are in groups, but all face the smart/white/chalk board. This arrangement facilities a great environment for establishing good student-student relationships.
Way to arrange desks. Put chair in the L of each group for an instant small group, push the four middle ones out for a quick square/round shape.two desks from each group get folded in and have instant group.
Desk set-up: none of the desks are side by side, allowing each student have their own personal space but still work collaboratively when appropriate. When desks are side by side, or students share table space, it is much easier for issues to arise.
11 Easy Desk Arrangements for Your Best Classroom Yet
Looking for new ideas for how to set up student classroom desks? This site is designed to give you some new ideas and fresh perspective for our classroom set up! This site has several pages of possible student desk arrangements for class sizes from