Experts Share The Best Tips And Trends For Setting Up Homework Spaces

It’s been more than a decade since I had a child in school. That young lady is now a public school teacher herself! But I know many readers still do have kids at home, and ’tis the season for sending them back to class. While teachers like my stepdaughter make a tremendous difference in their academic success, as do guidance counselors and parents, of course, don’t underestimate the importance of creating a study space for your student at home.

I interviewed three experts – an educational designer, smart home technology integrator and wellness design-focused psychologist – on the best ideas for setting up a study area in your home. You can read that article here, then join us this afternoon on Clubhouse for a follow up conversation. Here’s a link to that event.

Young woman putting book in backpack in front of a desk facing large window with forest view. Desk has laptop, clock and vase.

Ideal study spaces provide a view through a window or doorway. 



Boy doing homework at desk with laptop, markers and notebook on the desk, bookcases in the background.



What other topics do you want to hear about in the new year? Comment below and let me know.



Here are links to Clubhouse recordings from past sessions.

2023 Recordings:

Young blonde woman playing guitar with music stand, sheet music, iPhone recording stand.

2022 Recordings:

2021 Recordings:



Here are a couple of links that could be helpful to you in living a safe, healthy, happy life at home:


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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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