Classroom Posters Decorating and Motivating!
Students spend a lot of time in the classroom so it is important that you decorate your walls with content that will encourage, assist, and motivate them.
For your classroom choose posters that focus on material students will need to use often.
Classroom English such as Can you please repeat the question? and May I have another handout? should be prominently displayed at the front of the class for students to refer to. You can have a section of the room reserved for seasonal displays, such as holidays, which students will enjoy exploring whenever it is changed. You may also consider posting new sets of vocabulary around the room but it is important that students actually learn what words mean so these should only be displayed for a short while. In order to help your class track their progress, you can make a creative display to represent how far they have come in their studies. This will help students stay motivated and track their progress. Posters serve a number of purposes so it is important to find or create ones that are appropriate for your students. Get more options with your
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