- Where will your students work?
- How will they work?
- Where and how will lessons be presented/ demonstrated?
- Where will the materials be stored?
- Where will the projects be stored?
- How will the students clean up?
- How will the computers be positioned?
- Is there enough power?
- Can the students escape the room quickly and orderly in case of an emergency?
These are just a few of the critical questions that need to be asked and answered as you design your plans.
It is always a good idea to make a plan of your classroom. Floor plans are easy to draw and can go a long way to creating an effective classroom layout. When you draw a floor plan of your classroom, consider the essential functions of the classroom and provide a place for everything that you will need. Include the dimensions of the furniture that you will using in your classroom, if that information is available. Below you will find a sample floor plan that I created for a ceramics classroom…
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