Making the learning environment memorable. Classroom displays. A stimulating environment. Research shows that good classroom displays stimulate learning;
Making the learning environment memorable.
Why do we dread to do them?
No need to dread, ……. ‘A stimulating environment makes for a stimulated child’
Bring your subject/topic to life, direct a lesson of work purely on a decorative feature
Decorative classrooms are stimulating classrooms – it all had a direct impact on pupil motivation and thus pupils learning
Make it easy for you to alternate work on it.
Bold colours on dark backgrounds work best.
Think about back ground colours as your first layer, building on top with work.
Older pupils can be involved in display, with instruction
Keep it functional for you, is it a learning tools?.
Let the pupils do the work, it gives them a sense of ownership and shows that you value their hard work
Display aren’t just for the boards
Using a central idea and image
Post it notes
Pupils loves quirky ideas. Organisation of your scissors!!
Got a boring wall?....
Place some clip frames on it and attached pupils outstanding work on them.
Use your gifted and talented to do a small extra topic.
the wheel shows warm
colours, good for a cosy,
cool, calming colours
Staggering work makes it more visually appealing.
You can also use strips of paper to add interest…
…can make it more appealing to the eye, but all the work needs to be tilted else it looks odd.
…makes displays more fun…