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Different seating arrangements
Transcript of Different seating arrangements
There are a few ways of setting up seating arrangements in your classroom.
How to work this way?
Circles and horseshoes
Clearly, the different arrangements of chairs and tables indicate a number of different approaches and this raises a number of questions.
Is one kind of seating arrangement better than another?
What are the advantages of each?
We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of various seating arrangements.
The teacher has a clear view of all the students.
students can all see the teacher.
Enabling the teacher to maintain eye contact with the people.
Teachers working with the whole class.
Students can not see the teacher.
Distraction and noise in the students who sit in the back.
When we are teaching a whole class of students who are sitting in orderly rows, it is vitally important to make sure that we keep everyone involved in what we are doing.
Make sure that all students are paying attention
Make questions in random order, it is important not to do it in a predictable sequence.
Keeping students active (participating in class)
Ways the teacher can assign seating
*Paired problem solving
*Placing lower-performing and more challenging students at the front of the room
The teacher’s position is less demanding as the teacher is as though was a student more
Students do not feel in less position that the teacher.
There is a bigger interaction between students and teacher.
Teachers can walk for the classroom and they also can interaction with the students
In this case, the students sit in separates tables. This form is using when the students have different skills, for example when in a table the students know to draw, in another table the students have mathematical skills; Thus, the teacher can help to some students; meanwhile other students work in another tables.
Impacts the way that students learn, interact and focus.
Different seating arrangements can get a good interaction between teachers and students.