How you arrange and organize your preschool classroom can have a big impact on the children's learning, safety, and behavior. When it is done well, the overall atmosphere in the classroom is calmer and more focused, it is easier to supervise the children properly, and they get along better with one another.
Classroom environment is especially important for children with challenging behaviors because they can be more sensitive to certain elements in their immediate environment. This course will provide strategies to help teachers support these children by creating a positive environment that fosters meaningful learning for everyone.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- List the essential elements that should be included in your developmentally-appropriate preschool classroom environment.
- Discuss the rationale for how to arrange your preschool classroom to support children with challenging behaviors.
- Recall a toolbox of strategies to adapt your classroom environment to support children with challenging behaviors.