Sweet Free Downloadable Posters to Cheer on Multilingual Children


Thanks to Marcela Falcone for creating these posters! Please share them with your teacher friends.

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Mindful classroom Decorations


I frequency discuss the power of classroom decoration for impacting learning. At the same time, such decoration can also distract children from learning. We need to be careful in using the valuable space of our classroom  to not build barriers to learning. More at Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations What you put on your classroom walls can affect your students’ ability to learn.

Great Idea! Classroom Language Posters For Teachers and Students of English


Great downloadable posters here  Find the topics below:

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Planning Classroom Seating


The 10 Most Popular Seat Types For Today’s Flexible Seating Classroom here


For Sharing With English Learners



What you put on your classroom walls can affect your students’ ability to learn


As you may remember, I always promote keeping the spaces as open as possible and only put up materials that directly relate to (a) what we teach and (b) the student populations representing them all. More on classroom deco at https://www.edutopia.org/article/dos-and-donts-classroom-decorations?utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=facebook

Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children


Actually, disruption occurs for students who are easily distracted and those who try to learn an academic language in a new language. Read more here

Research: Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations to Help English Learners


My pet peeve: classrooms have too much decoration that is not tied to the unit at hand! PLEASE, stay focussed in the decorating efforts and only use information that affirms the student cultures and assists them to learn the current tasks. And then, switch the decor out for the next unit. More at https://www.edutopia.org/article/dos-and-donts-classroom-decorations

For Your Classrooms: 8 FREE Kindness Posters to Help Spread the Love in Your Classroom


Set the tone for your classrooms with mindful messages. Find them at https://www.weareteachers.com/free-kindness-posters/?utm_content=1545580802&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR3N8gpljFqXZW07HZYUFRG_kVUMDBGCPJ2yDMtuyb235g7uhVG–1S8mtQ

Creating Classrooms for Student Success: Decorations


Even the best intentions can backfire! Read more at https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/releases/heavily-decorated-classrooms-disrupt-attention-and-learning-in-young-children.html

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