Student responses to changing the feel of the classroom via changing the type of expected furniture:

1.      “The lounges suggest that we should be working together – so we do”

2.       “We can easily have whole class conversations – and everyone listens”

3.      “When we work in groups, it is easy to form and re-form them”

4.      “It makes school feel more like home”

5.      “When we watch a video, I don’t automatically think of how uncomfortable it is going to be because of the rigid chair back”

6.      “I want to get to class quickly to get a nice chair”