The Listening Center is always a class favorite during Daily 5.
this adapter and now, I can have up to 5 students at Listening Center. I numbered the adapter and the seating area.
Then, I numbered the headphones to avoid the "He took my headphone!" antics. When not in use the headphones lay on their number. Yes, at times, we do get some tangled cords. I've taught the kids how to unplug the headphones and they can usually untangle themselves without my help.
Use a table with no legs; one which will be low, and let kids sit around the table on the floor. My table is actually up against the wall. I've also disconnected the keyboard and store it under the table since they don't need it. If we are using the computer at other times during the day, I replug it in. This gives them more room for their books since usually they have to share with at least one partner.
I love my listening center and have accumulated a large book collection which I keep on iTunes. To read more about how I did that, go here.
Happy Teaching and Learning!