How to Promote a Learning Homeschool Environment

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You may wonder, how does a child's environment affect how they learn? In fact, a classroom environment is one of the most important factors affecting student learning. "Such an environment provides relevant content, clear learning goals and feedback, opportunities to build social skills, and strategies to help students succeed" (Weimer, 2009). In 2015, a team of researchers in the U.K. analyzed 153 classrooms and found that students benefited most when the walls had some decorations. “The displays on the walls should be designed to provide a lively sense to the classroom, but without becoming chaotic in feel. As a rule of thumb, 20 to 50 percent of the available wall space should be kept clear,” the researchers wrote...