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Monday, January 31, 2011

Classroom set up

Classroom set up: how the ESL Classroom should be set up

I think one thing to strive for in your teaching, whether you teach in Toronto or Tokyo is for less teacher centered and more student centered classes in your classroom set up.

With this in mind, you should try to set up the classroom to emphasize this. You may be stifled somewhat by the designers of the classroom. If there is only one white/blackboard at the front, the designers, designed the classroom to be very teacher centred. However you can negate that with your teaching style.

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