Positive Classroom and Library Environments
Displays are a very powerful tool in creating a positive classroom and library envionrment. We’re having an exciting time at work promoting the Antarctica 2041 Environment agreement. in our library and have certainly reaped the benefits of creating a positive environment. We have opted to turn our libraries into a mini-Antarctica! One of our lucky teachers and students are visiting in March and our whole school is behind them fund-raising and awareness raising about key environmental issues. I’m a firm believer in the power of displays!
Classroom environments are important for a whole host of reasons. Here are just a few why it is worth investing time into making a positive classroom, library or learning environment:
Creating a Positive Environment is Worth the Effort
When creating a positive library environment displays certainly play their part. Of course, they are not as important as the children's and teacher's interactions,with one another, but creating a welcoming environment is important. Doing everything to make children feel welcome and loved in schools is key. Despite this, though displays matter. It is, of course, essential to frequently change displays so that they are current and relevant. There is nothing worse than displays simply being wall-paper, especially when it is tatty wallpaper!