Designing the Learning Environment
Young children need spaces which promote active learning opportunities. They are consistently in action, exploring, searching, creating and moving in their environment and using materials as they act on their ideas and interests.
Designing your classroom learning environment into one that provides spaces that encourage active learning, one that provides variety of materials for children to use and opportunities to interact with others and one organized in such a way that promotes child language and thought.
Listed below are links to various resources on room arrangement guidelines, types of centers or areas, materials to include in each area and goals and skills children are achieving as they work through area or center.Resources:High/Scope Educational Research Foundation - http://www.highscope.org/Child Care Lounge - http://www.childcarelounge.com/
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