Comfort and Joy: Learning Space Matters

Comfort and Joy: Learning Space Matters

Everyone should have an opportunity to learn in a positive environment, to enjoy the learning process, and feel comfortable and content in it-Barry Saide Have you ever had to sit in a squeaky or wobbly chair for an extended period of time, or listen to an unusually loud tick of a clock? Although these things seem small and insignificant, they can be huge distractions in a learning environment.  How do small discomforts interfere with teaching and learning? Okay, so I will be upfront and say that one of my pet…