Author Archives: Christina

Opinion Writing with Otto Storage Stools

Last summer we were contacted by a lovely teacher from a school in Florida. She was teaching 4th grade and her students’ curriculum for the upcoming year included opinion writing. She was looking for ways to give her students real world writing opportunities in order for them to learn to become strong writers. She felt […]

Flexible Seating 101

We love sharing great blog posts from teachers that have a lot of experience in regards to flexible seating. This particular blog post can be found on Hello Fifth which comes highly recommended. This is what Jill has to say about her flexible seating classroom: I allow my kids to move.  A lot.  In fact, I closely […]

Flexible Seating Classroom

Kristen from Easy Teaching Tools created a fabulous blog post telling you all about her Flexible Seating Classroom: what kind of options are availabe in her classroom, where she got the furniture from and how her options work out. This is what she has to say about Flexbile Seating: Flexible seating is moving away from […]

Meet our Brand Ambassdor of the Month for December!

Meet our Brand Ambassador for the month December: Danielle a.k.a @hotmessteaching These are her answers to our Brand Ambassador Interview:  Quick introduction including 3 fun facts about yourself My name is Danielle Alanna. I am obsessed with teaching and learning & my life runs on coffee. I have traveled to 14 different countries. One of my […]

Meet our Brand Ambassdor of the Month for November!

Meet our Brand Ambassador for the month November: Michelle a.k.a @thecolorfulteacher. These are her answers to our Brand Ambassador Interview:  Quick introduction including 3 fun facts about yourself Hi! My name is Michelle Weiss, and I’m a 2nd grade teacher living in Peoria, Illinois. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison before moving to central […]

Meet our Brand Ambassdor of the Month October!

Say hello to Shannon a.k.a. as @miss_pipines_classroom She is our Brand Ambassador throughout the month of October and has kindly agreed to a little interview so our readers can get to know her better.   Quick introduction including 3 fun facts about yourself Hello! My name is Shannon and I am a 3rd grade teacher in NJ. […]

Meet our Brand Ambassdor of the Month September!

Elizabeth, a.k.a. @4thgradeunicorns on Instagram is our very first Otto Storage Brand Ambassador ever and we couldn’t be happier to have her on board. We wanted to get to know her a little better and asked her a few questions – read on! Quick introduction including 3 fun facts about yourself My name is Elizabeth […]

The Otto Storage GiveBack Program

We are so excited to finally be launching our new Otto Storage GiveBack Program during Teacher Appreciation Week 2018! From now on we will be donating 1 Otto Storage Stool for every 10 Otto Storage Stools sold through our website. This is meant as a big whooping THANK YOU to the hard working teaching community […]

Flexible Seating ~ 5 Secrets For Success

Do you want to start Flexible Seating in your classroom? You are ready to go but not sure if and how this is going to work out? Check out this fantastic blog post by Emily from Polka Dots Please. Emily was excited to start flexible seating but, in her own words: HOW IN THE WORLD […]

Flexible Seating ~ A How-To-Guide

This brilliant blog post from Mandy, the blogger behind Teaching with Simplicity is just what is says in the opener, a real “How-To-Guide” to flexible seating. She detailed all the steps to transition from regular to flexible seating and has helpful advise and recommendations for each of them.