Creating seating plans for your classes is an unglamourous and tedious, yet vitally important, part of a teacher's job. Mega Seating Plan was created out of frustration with existing tools for the job. It was created by me, a high school teacher, so from the very start it has been designed with the needs of teachers at its core.
I have blogged the story of how I turned an idea into an app and an app into a business here.
Simply for as many teachers around the world to use Mega Seating Plan as possible, so that its benefits in terms of time-saving and better classroom management can be felt by the maximum number of students around the world.
I am Rob Cowen - the founder, designer, coder and owner of Mega Seating Plan. I was Head of Physics at a large London comprehensive, then taught at an international school in the USA. I now teach at a Manchester sixth form college.
When I'm not teaching or running Mega Seating Plan, I also run Cowen Physics, YouTube channel providing free revision and teaching resources to physics students and teachers around the world. I also have some hobbies.
Mega Seating Plan Ltd is a company 100% owned by me, Rob Cowen. It is registered in England and Wales by Companies House: registration number 10358390.
Mega Seating Plan generates revenue by providing premium services to subscribing schools and individual teachers. It also generates a small amount of revenue from the adverts shown to free users.
Short answer: Yes.
Longer answer: Yes, for two reasons. 1) I created this app to help as many teachers as possible. 2) If free users love the app, I hope they will persuade their schools to subscribe to the Platinum plan, to receive an even better service with MIS synchronisation.