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From: Peter

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2005120810:36:30
Subject: Re: Decorating my new classroom

Well Laura,
The secret is definetly in the lighting. Try bringing in a few lams to
put in the corner. If you are reading to the class then you could try
to switch off the main lights and put on the lamps. It gives it a more
homely feel.

Try also having a few plants around too. Maybe some of the pupils
could be in charge of watering them? Try burning incense at the
beginning of class before the kids come in. Make sure it doesn't set
any firm alarms off though.

Have soem posters of heros that the kids like in the room. Examples,
Che Guevara, Homer Simpson, Mohammad Ali, etc. Someone who has
achieved something awe-inspiring and inspirational.

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