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A Re-imagined Learning Space

The Current Learning Space

In my current classroom, the desks are arranged so that they face one another with long rows along both sides of the walls and one row positioned in the middle of the room. 947 more words

21st Century Learning

Classroom Design

In 2012 I did my masters.  My main paper was focused on Classroom Design.  We were just beginning to tackle the issues of self-regulation in the classroom and I found myself itching to redesign the room. 523 more words

Environments Matter

When you see the word “classroom,” what images pop into your mind?

A quick Internet search for “classroom layout” brings up images that look stunningly similar: 1,057 more words

Arts Integration

Creating a Natural Learning Environment

The walls are stripped, the paintbrushes are out and the radio is on. It can only mean one thing…the holidays are here and our renovations are underway! 284 more words

Classroom Design

Here is a wee update on my classroom.

Obviously, things have changed a bit since before Christmas.

My funky fingers area now has a puppet theatre, linking to our Scottish Castle theme (the puppets are kings, queens, wizards, princesses etc). 267 more words

Classroom Design

Classroom design should include plants

This 2010 preliminary study shows that students and instructors benefit from being surrounded by living plants in their classrooms, showing greater health, increased happiness, and greater academic success than classrooms without. 38 more words

Resiliency

Greenery (even depictions of greenery) boosts cognition and happiness

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/17/the-picture-of-health/?_r=0

This NYT article includes a Stanford study from last year that finds anxiety decreases and working memory improves after an hour’s walk through parkland. 42 more words

Resiliency