Definition of open classroom in English:

open classroom

Syllabification: o·pen class·room

noun

  • 1An approach to elementary education that emphasizes spacious classrooms where learning is informally structured, flexible, and individualized.
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    • By the early 1970s, the phrase open classrooms dominated educators' vocabularies.
    • The Moral Majority attacked not only multiculturalism and new math but unstructured academic approaches such as the open classroom and creative writing.
    • This fashion for corporate renewal might have the same short life that open classrooms had in the 1970s.
  • 1.1A spacious instructional area shared by several groups of elementary students that facilitates the movement of students from one activity to another.
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    • Pfiffner and Barkley suggest that physically enclosed classrooms (classrooms with four walls) are more appropriate than open classrooms for children with ADHD.
    • I owe that favor to the brightly colored SRA workbooks in Mr. Johnson's open classroom.
    • To qualify for extra innovation points, the 500-bed complex, complete with open classrooms, technology lab, and faculty apartments, was designed to outlast its upcoming incarnation.

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