Teachers can organize their classrooms to spark student curiosity, make them feel comfortable and improve learning, according to instructional coach Elena Aguilar. In this blog post, she writes about a third-grade teacher who organized her classroom around the theme "The Village." The room includes a large rug called the "Town Square," a "Word Well" and a "Carecrow," which is displayed to address bullying. Aguilar writes that students feel comfortable moving around the classroom, interacting with each other and using classroom resources.

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