Meeting the Needs of All Students Through Smart Learning Space Design
Educators know their students have very diverse needs, and most are well versed in designing learning experiences that are universally inclusive. But while schools have become fairly adept at differentiating instruction to meet all students’ needs, the critical role that learning space design plays is often overlooked.
How a classroom is designed can have a big effect on how well all students—but especially those with special needs—are able to focus and learn in that environment. Here are five elements of learning space design that teachers and administrators should pay attention to as they seek to meet the needs of all learners.