Classroom Environment for Engaging Students
A thoughtful classroom layout and table mats for team roles are important first steps in implementing Engaging Structures in your classroom.
Think about arranging desks or tables in a way that facilitates student collaboration. Numbering each group or pod and using table mats to clearly assign group roles will ensure that activities run smoothly.
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After exploring the linked resource, attach a photo or floor plan below. The photo or floor plan should clearly show either classroom layout conducive to Engaging Structures, or a single table team with desks labeled/table mat in place.
(Author: Mehlville School District, Cape Public Schools; Modified by Gretchen Pendley)