A cozy reading center, complete with a water feature
Comfy couches and soft chairs
Students choose to sit and work where they are comfortable.
Extreme Makeover - classroom edition!
She pushed a few tables to the edge of the room and created a variety of learning spaces with something unique in each.
She had no idea how it would work.
But it did!
Every student can find comfort in one of these spaces.
Some move around from day to day, but many have found their favorite place.
Where they sit and how they move is not a focal point in Mrs.Ellis's class.
The students find their comfort zones and are able to focus on the tasks, learning, and activities at hand.
Student engagement is high and behavior issues are at a minimum.
And...Juggling Breaks Happen
(apologies for the vertical video)
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Just about every classroom has a cozy corner or an inspiring space for reading, reflecting, and creating. Here are some: