Accessible materials

Mr. Jones has decided to have the students work in pairs to complete a science lab. To complete the lab, the students will need to gather supplies and be able to view the board. He had all the supplies grouped together on the front table, and he had the desks already in pairs before the students arrived. As the students began to work, Mr. Jones began to move about the room to check on the students’ progress. This proved to be difficult as the students personal belongings were around their paired desks. Which element did Mr. Jones fail to plan for?

Room arrangement

Accessible materials

High traffic areas

Visibility of presentation

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