Using school corridors to support learning: spatial creativity driving primary education

Bellfield, Thomas, Dyer, Emma, Szynalska McAleavey, Karolina and Erskine, Ben (2021) Using school corridors to support learning: spatial creativity driving primary education. In: Sculpting New Creativities in Primary Education. Routledge, London. ISBN 9781003129714

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Educational focus is mostly on the teaching and learning activities; the school space and classrooms in which these activities take place are rarely considered. This chapter brings together research and discussions around how the use of the school building, school design, and a focus on specialism has an impact on children’s learning. These all play a vital role in the way children approach their learning. We will dive into how the space in which children learn represents what they are learning. How a creative, authentic learning environment and specialist staff impact positively on the children’s behaviour, attitudes, and achievement.

Keywords:school space, school architecture, classroom, school building, school design, school corridors, spatial creativity, primary education
Subjects:X Education > X320 Academic studies in Primary Education
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
X Education > X990 Education not elsewhere classified
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K120 Interior Architecture
X Education > X900 Others in Education
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Architecture and the Built Environment
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Deposited On:26 Apr 2022 14:13

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