Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

Set Up Your Classroom for a 'Readable' Environment

February 27, 2017
Scholastic
Elaine Winter

I think about gradual beginnings when I work with teachers to set up a classroom. Our goal is to make the environment readable: easy to understand and navigate. This is a sensible approach no matter what the grade, but for our very youngest students, it is essential. As teachers, we have so many choices to make, including room arrangement, wall displays, and materials. Here are a few strategies I learned over the past years.

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