As educational technology permeates more classroom environments, the student desk days are in decline. The invention by Anna Breadin is in decline, so much so that one instructional coordinator wrote an obituary to them. “We just feel like kids in this new mobile age don’t need to be confined to a small, uncomfortable desk.” said one teacher Bridge Point Elementary school in Austin, Texas.
Montessori schools obliterated desks in 1907. Now, classroom across the country are following suit.