LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
The Illinois Professional Teaching Standards define Learning Environment as:

"The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation."
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Classroom Slideshow
I have worked hard to create a classroom that works and is intellectually stimulating. It is designed so that no student is ever more than one desk away from me, I have excellent technological resources and my materials are well organized. Click the link above to see a scrapbook of pictures of my classroom and for more explanation.