Classroom Modifications that Enhances Good Learning Outcomes

Modifying the learning environment creates accessible learning experience for every child. It gives every child equal chance and opportunity to thrive. 

The classroom is subject to changes! It can be modified and adjusted to accommodate every individual learner. Please reach out to the school management with those brilliant ideas of yours, do not be scared. Succeeding with the modifications would be a huge plus for you as a teacher, your students and a massive gain for the school.

These Modifications could be temporary or permanent, the main goal is to enhance learning experience. They include: 

1.𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐋𝐚𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭: This entails Furniture adjustments in the Classroom. Such as Seat arrangements and Positioning. You can help the struggling learners by assigning them to sit in the front seat of the class. Normally, the brighter students would like to occupy the front seats. Intervene by positioning the struggling learners at the front roll, this understanding enhances inclusive classroom. This way you can see and monitor what the slow learners are doing easily. And also know when they are lost during class lessons. 

2. 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐍𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐞: It is very stressful and difficult to learn in a noisy environment. Noise is a huge distraction and children who are slow in learning suffers more. It is very important to control and manage the noise generated from the classroom by the students. If the background noise cannot be eradicated completely make sure the noise ratio is reduced.

3. 𝐋𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠: Adjust classroom lights if it is interfering, this is very necessary. Shadows and blue classrooms should be avoided. You can put cottons in windows or blinds. The aim is to dispel shadows in classrooms. 

4. 𝐖𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐓𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬: Physical adjustments could be made on the walls and floor. The walls could be repainted with brighter colours and decorated with lots of educational information such as historical photographs, numbers, alphabets, symbols, logos, signs etc. Make sure to put the classroom walls into judicious use. The floor likewise, educational mat could be used on the floor.

5. 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐢𝐝𝐬: Rich visual environment equals to rich communication development. The use of charts,  pictures, photos, projectors,  Video camp coder, etc. This exposes children to much more contents as possible in the classroom.

 As a teacher be open to learn and use variety of teaching aides, specialized equipment and resources to achieve educational goals. Build the ability to perform effectively in an environments with competing demands. Be flexible and dependable in discharging your roles and responsibilities.

Adjusting for individual differences plays an important role in an inclusion needs.

If you have more classroom Modifications ideas please feel free to share with us at the comment section. We want to learn more and teachers are watching closely. Thanks


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