Hemispheric teaching method is used to reach all students

Two fifth-grade teachers in Newport News, Va., are encouraging students to develop both sides of their brain by creating classroom spaces that appeal to artistic, creative students and to more structured learners. The team teachers choose which room they will use based on the type of lesson they are presenting -- a method known as hemispheric teaching. The teachers say the style takes a lot of planning, organization and cooperation, but the goal is to engage all students in classroom lessons.

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