Monday, October 27, 2014

Do classroom decorations disrupt kindergartners’ learning?

Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, new research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that too much of a good thing may be bad because heavily decorated classrooms end up disrupting attention and learning in young children.

Watch the short, 4-minute video below.

Or read the article here.

The official study can be found here.