When home and learning environments are structured in a clear, organized, easily navigated and consistent manner children are more able to meet expectations. Teachable Kids can assist with developing an optimal home or classroom environment.
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These photos are examples of what well-defined learning spaces looks like. Children know what takes place in each area and the behavioral expectations for each space.
Bins and shelves for toys as well as a rug that defines the play area. Desks are pushed together for independent and group instruction. Storage for student and teacher accessible materials.
Daily check-in area, classroom supplies at the ready, student work samples on display and computer stations.
Students sit in a circle to participate in their lessons.
Colors and shapes help pre-readers identify themselves.
Visuals help students retain the 5 BIG Ideas of reading: Phonemic Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension.
Each child has their own color coded toothbrush and learns important self-care skills.
Organization provides stability and confidence for the entire classroom.
Children work on fine, gross motor and body awareness skills as well as social/emotional regulation. Children also use the number line to learn how to count backwards.
At home and at school it is critical that children have a secure and safe area to decompress and refocus.