By creating a wide variety of learning stations/areas, even a big open room can feel intimate and inviting, it& all about purposeful use of space and carefully thought out design. That is what the Reggio principle of & as the teacher& is all about.
This is a very well-put together classroom idea. The tables allow for collaboration with other student. The overall environment of the classroom is very calming. The giant windows allow for natural light in the classroom.
21 awesome classroom reading corner ideas i know this seems like the most cliche thing, but one of my favorite things in elementary school was having a cool place to sit and read. i think this is a great way to encourage students to read!