In this topic the concepts underpinning the creation of literate learning spaces is examined in terms of both the physical and pedagogical. In common practice, teachers become accustomed to their learning space and in the business of school life it can be a challenge to re-think and physically reposition the learning environment.
However, the physical and pedagogical layout of a classroom or space can have an impact on different elements of literacy development. Through the activities of this topic, you will be given the opportunity to assess, critique and re-think your current physical and pedagogical spaces.
- to examine the concepts underpinning the creation of effective learning spaces
- to consider the literacy environment at whole-school level.