Two youngsters in a kindergarten classroom. A new study suggests that class may not affect their learning as much as previously believed.
For years, educators have viewed socio-economic status as an influence on learning. Here's why a recent study suggests the full story may be more complicated than that.
There is limited evidence to support the idea that making physical changes to classrooms boosts learning outcomes.
Despite a boom in the construction of trendy buildings and classrooms, the evidence for their link to boosting learning outcomes is limited.
A primary function of school displays should be to allow children to see their own work around the classroom and school walls.
Schools should carefully consider the messages that are sent by how they have constructed the learning environment.
The possibility of a gun in a classroom may lead to fear in a learning environment
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Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.
Leader of the pack: Djalu Gurruwiwi of the Galpu clan leads younger performers at the 2013 Garma Festival in Arnhem Land.
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The government’s announcement of a second phase of its Priority School Building Project demonstrates a commitment to around £2 billion of capital investment in the UK’s school stock. But it also reveals…