I have been thinking about space quite a bit lately. Since moving to a new school, I have seen directly the way teachers use space differently and how the spaces are viewed as well.
In making animations recently It has been interesting to think about how we use the space and what we need from the space…
Practically it is great to have a space that is resourced with materials you can use flexibly (let’s not forget recycled materials).
It is great to allow for physical movement.
A space to display work or store work in progress.
Areas where light and dark can be controlled.
In my next few posts I will attempt to document different ideas around how space is creatively used in the classroom…