Once you know what the students' goals and needs are, and have the schedule set up, you can start think about classroom design. Well, I mean let's be real...you've been thinking about that since you walked back into the classroom.
But, really you can concentrate on it now that you know what the activities need to be to meet the students you have now. You know which areas you need and which materials need to be in them.
So, I have gathered all my posts of classroom layouts for different ages. And I thought I would start with a quick overview of the goals we want to achieve in setting up the room.
7 Goals of Setting Up Physical Environment
Every year another class to arrange-here's examples to help! #autismclassroom
Physical Layout Posts
The posts below have a variety of resources. Some have floor plans of different rooms. There is a tour of preschool classes. A class with functional curriculum elements. And more. Click on each to check them out.
I hope that gives you some ideas to work with as you think about your classroom set up at whatever time of year it is when you have found this. Until next time,
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