Author Archives: Jo Carver

Out With the Old, In With the New (or Nearly New)!

Once I got the go-ahead (and a budget) from the Headteacher, I couldn’t wait to get started.  School holidays were approaching and I had one week to kit out the classroom. Gathering ideas I started by looking for other blogs … Continue reading

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Designing a ‘perfect’ learning space

Having become interested in changing my classroom to a ‘flexible learning’ space, I wanted to see what the children thought of the idea. “If you could make the classroom into your ‘perfect’ learning space, what would it look like?” In pairs, the children designed … Continue reading

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Release those tootsies!

Whilst I trawled the internet for inspiration to help me redesign my classroom into a flexible learning environment, I allowed the first change to take place… it was time to take shoes off! It was the report on the BBC news website that started … Continue reading

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Stepping into the unknown with a flexible classroom…

Life is all about taking risks, right?  Well, that’s what we encourage children to do all the time!  So, when my headteacher gave me the go ahead to make changes to my classroom, I immediately felt excited.  I already had some … Continue reading

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