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

Flexible Seating in the classroom

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. 

Flexible Seating in the Classroom

Flexible Seating in the Classroom

Ashley from the blog Teach Create Motivate has been one of the first teachers testing Otto Storage Stools in her classroom. She has introduced flexible seating in her classroom a while ago and added the Otto Storage Stools as a further option for her students to use.

Flexible Seating Reflections

Otto Storage Stools in a classroom

Flexible Seating has become very popular in classrooms around the country in the past years. A lot of teachers have embraced this new trend and haven’t looked back. It is usually a “journey” and doesn’t happen over night. And, as with all transitions to new set-ups, it is not all “smooth sailing”.

Flexible Seating

Flexible Seating

This past year we’ve found out that teachers all around the country love using Otto Storage Stools in their classrooms as part of a “Fexible Seating” arrangement. We’ve started collaborating with a number of teacher bloggers to get a better understanding of teachers’ needs and how we can service them best.