Expert Dr. Isela Garcia and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak walk through tons of PreK and Kindergarten classroom photographs and talk about the good, bad, and ugly when it comes to environmental arrangement and design.
Focus on the environment as the third teachers, accessibility, and meaningful play through classroom design.
We end with four key take-away messages.
- Sprinkle literacy materials (books, writing materials, etc.) everywhere
- Create well designed learning areas that make sense to children
- Ok to put tables in the areas vs. all grouped together
- Can have and hold small group anywhere