Classroom Design


Finishing Touches

Beautifying Dead Space

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Add interest with creativity and found objects.

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Adding a Touch of Light to Student Work Spaces

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Follow these simple directions to make your own lamp.

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Does Your Classroom Need a Chandelier?

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Shannon Campbell just may have you searching for a chandelier.  Here is why!

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Classroom Design—What to Look for This Summer

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Secondhand finds can become classroom treasures. 

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Creating a Board to Display Work

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These two design tips will make putting student work up easier than ever.

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Whiteboard Table

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How to create your own whiteboard table.

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Classroom Computers, How to Arrange Them in the Classroom

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Computers are a wonderful tool, but can monopolize a great deal of space in our rooms. Here's how one teacher handled the issue.

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Bye-Bye Busy Bulletin Board Borders

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Because we want all attention to be on student work, we use only black borders instead of multiple designs.  If you want to join us, here's what you can do with those old borders.

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Celebrating Diversity with Clocks

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This teacher has found a fun way to build global awareness and celebrate the diversity in her room.

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Bulletin Boards–Beautiful and Simply Focused on Student Work

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The bulletin boards in our classrooms used to look like a kaleidoscope of activity causing high visual noise for students. Here is how our rooms look now.

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Creating Beautiful Spaces Above the Cabinets

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Stacking things above cabinets for all to see creates visual clutter as well as weighs down the space.  How to tackle this space?

 

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Self Portraits

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One of our first art projects of the school year, no matter the grade, is having the students draw their own self portrait.

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Plants in the Classroom

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Besides adding beauty, plants in the classroom have proven health benefits. 

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Creating an Art Gallery

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Student artwork has the power to transform our classrooms.

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Spring Cleaning the Classroom

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Spring Cleaning isn't just for home.  Here are some tips for spring cleaning in the classroom.  

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Bookshelves and Book Displays

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 This video is focused on the clever ways Ron displays his many books. Pinterest Worthy for sure!

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Consider the Walls

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Classroom environments send a clear non-verbal messages to students and are worthy of our time and attention. Here are four things to consider. 

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