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Effective Classroom Environment

What are the essential features of an effective classroom, both in literacy and general content area classrooms?

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Both literacy and general content area classrooms have many common essential features for effectiveness. One of the first activities which the teacher engages in while preparing her class is making the room physically attractive to the returning student. The class' decorations not only exhibit what the students will be learning, but attract and engage them in the subject. The decor provides them with stimulation visuals to encourage them to learn and gain ideas and imagination. Very often the teacher will change the decor monthly, making the classroom a living lesson plan for the ...

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In approximately 375 words, this solution describes some of the essential features of an effective classroom, both in literacy and general content area classrooms.

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