Welcome to the perfect classroom. After entering the front door you will see our main classroom. It is here that you will find most of the learning to take place. It is the hub of our facility. To the left is our message board that holds all of our important information and showcases our students’ completed work.
Here is a close-up of the chores. There is a “when then” chart followed by the morning and evening routines.
There is a shelf for each child to put their favorite things on. Under the shelves are hooks for their backpacks. Sometimes, their backpacks hold school supplies…sometimes.
No classroom would be complete without a library. And of course we have desks.
Not only are meals consumed here, but art and home economics classes are enjoyed regularly. Don’t forget practical life skills like: cleaning, and more cleaning.
Our school doesn’t just have social places. Sometimes students need a place for quiet reflection…or are forced to. Either way, they will find a quiet place with few distractions in this room. Very few toys are stored here to interfere with quiet time. It even has a desk in the closet for those who really need to get away.
And of course the playground.
So, what makes this a perfect classroom? Because it’s mine. It’s what I have. I could sit and dream about what I want done differently. But if I never enjoy my space, I will never be content. There is always something else that could be changed or added. The most important part of my classroom are these four elements: