Seating plan

SEATING primary pupils in groups is indefensible and pupils should instead be seated according to what they are doing, say Nigel Hastings and Karen Chantrey Wood of Nottingham Trent University. They claim that with practice, children can rearrange desks in a matter of minutes. "Group seating in primary schools: an indefensible strategy?" is available from karen.wood@ntu.ac.uk

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