Additionally, I have literally set the stage for the school year. Our own classroom stage, sits in front of the SMART Board. Spotlights will bathe the stage when necessary.
One of the hardest parts of organizing the room, just like everywhere else in life, is putting things in places and remember where you put them. Teacher supplies collected for a period of over three decades can pile up, so finding places to put the piles can be a challenge. Only the most inventive of all public school teachers can attack such a task with panache and utilitarianism.