By WEAC Staff
Teachers who are about to join a district for the first time shared questions with veteran educators this summer in preparing for the new school year. Here are some the responses:
“How do I setup my classroom?”
Madison Metropolitan School District (bilingual teacher, Leopold Elementary)
“Debbie Diller’s “Spaces and Places” has good ideas for designing classroom layouts for those teaching PreK-5th. In addition, she has step by step hints for organizing materials for whole group instruction, small group instruction, classroom libraries, and literacy work stations. The book is sprinkled with lots of photos (some before/after).”
Hillsboro Elementary School
“The children will create an atmosphere that you will need to adapt to. Depending on your needs and use of electrical outlets, pods and pairs usually are nice to start, unless you have tables. No. 1, make sure ...