corkboard area in childrens desks and then the shelving and one column of drawers. Also like the built-in light. Leave enough room for computer and deep enough for doing hw with the computer in the back.
Get Organized for School with a Homework Station for Kids
If you have the room - set up learning stations. You can even put everything you need for each subject in a box or little tote. That way they can grab the box for reading and you can go outside or in what ever room you'd like.