The “Third Teacher”, the best ally

Publicado el 7 Jun, 2019

The need to advance, reinvent and adapt to new methodologies is essential to continue growing, improving the quality and effectiveness of professional activities. The field of education is not an exception. Each time, the use of technology or alternatives to traditional education have a greater weight in contemporary education. As neuroscience has shown, emotions have a direct impact on children’s learning. The classroom, lighting, design and architecture are very important parts for the development of the little ones.

Color, another important factor

According to studies carried out, the mixture between white or light walls with some element of color can positively stimulate the students’ learning. The use of cheerful tone decoration also contributes to the development of a more creative work.

The importance of variability and mobility

Another of the key aspects in this readaptation of current education, as Nahir (2016) points out in his research, is the possibility of offering a variable aspect to the facilities according to the educational needs at all times. It is essential to create different spaces to work, depending on the purpose; Cooperative work or workshops are some of the examples. After all, a form of education in which the child is the active protagonist.

For this, it is essential to have a mobile furniture because it allows a constant movement, and as a consequence, provide the cognitive benefits associated with the movement to our students and a better cooperation and socialization.

Thus, the already known as “The third teacher” acquires a growing importance in current education, adapting to the constant changes in methodologies, technological and social, that we have lived in recent years and favoring the main subjects of education. On the one hand, it is a support for teachers and their new and innovative ways of teaching, and on the other, they favor greater development and learning for boys and girls.