The Efficacy of Space Management in a Classroom

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1. Results: I hope this can create an ideal situation in which the class is integrated without being distracted by one another. That the classroom can move in depending on the lessons being given. Finally that it creates an environment where students who lash out can be safely integrated into the class without setting them up for failure.

2. Which Classroom set up is the most conducive to student learning?

2.1. Individual Desks/Chairs?

2.2. Communal Tables?

2.3. Bean Bag Chairs?

2.4. Rotating Stations?

2.5. Combination of the above?

3. Factors to consider!

3.1. Are students Distracted?

3.2. Are students bored or unengaged?

3.3. Are students violent or have outbursts?

3.4. Do any students have special needs that require space or mobility?

3.5. Is there a budget for alternative classrooms?

4. Why Bother?

4.1. There is a constant struggle to keep students engaged and focused, with a number of teaching styles that fit in between pure teacher based classrooms and student based classrooms. Classroom set up can create work groups, establish collaborative learning, and integrate students into a universal learning environment. However they can also cause distractions, create stressful situations and lead to disorganized lessons, if you are not careful. So what is the best set up for a particular classroom? I'd like to examine if there is an ideal classrooms set up that allows students to focus and also balances learning with social interaction. Also is there a way to work with students who have outbursts to help them fell integrated into the classroom without setting up conflicts with nearby students?

5. Classroom Variables. (I have chosen these students since I am familiar with classrooms of this type and make up, along with having had debates regarding the best way to handle such classrooms, with no conclusive results able to be determined.)

5.1. Age: 13-16

5.2. Population: Special needs with ID, Emotional disturbance, or Mixed Disabilities.

5.3. Grade levels 1st-3rd (functionally)

5.4. Classroom size 12:1:4