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Friday, September 02, 2016

Reimagining the Modern Classroom | The Atlantic

This is the fifth installment in our series about school in a perfect world. Read previous entries on calendars, content, homework, and teachers.

"The seats, space, and stuff that idyllic learning environments are made of" reports Hayley Glatter, editorial fellow, Emily DeRuy, senior associate editor and Alia Wong, associate editor.

Photo: Guillermo del Olmo / PinkPueblo / Shutterstock / Zak Bickel / The Atlantic

We asked prominent voices in education—from policy makers and teachers to activists and parents—to look beyond laws, politics, and funding and imagine a utopian system of learning. They went back to the drawing board—and the chalkboard—to build an educational Garden of Eden. We’re publishing their answers to one question each day this week. Responses have been lightly edited for clarity and length.

Today’s assignment: The Space. Describe the perfect classroom.
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Source: The Atlantic

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