A small room set apart from the daily household flow, with reference books and a spanning desk space, good lighting, technology hook ups--and, yes, a floor to sprawl on.
A similarly distinct study spot, more in the flow of traffic. Set off from the kitchen or main area, this can help the student focus while also being kept on task--and make available parental help when needed.
A comfortable chair with good light--and a table for snacks?--will help a student get through those seemingly endless pages of Dickens and Hemingway.
A set up that offers a desk, chair, and lounge spot can allow a student to have a deliberate study setting with variety--and room for group studying.
Go a step further and create an old-school library vibe by putting up maps, a globe, reference books, good pleasant task lighting, and even classical music. Yes, you know: studies show that kids concentrate BETTER with white noise or background music.
A great study space for siblings. Suggestive of focus and constructive behavior, but not stuffy.
And VERY not stuffy--a more laid back kind of pad to suggest that work IS the destination, and can be fun (yes it can).
A room set aside for the budding musician honors their pursuit, and gives them privacy to feel free to make those mistakes that will make them great.
Bean bags and a lounge area for those students who, like children of the the mother I consulted with, just want some freedom to roam about the [study] cabin.
Elegant and open, this beautiful space is perfect for both children AND adult students.