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Classroom arrangement

Horseshoe arrangement

The horseshoe arrangement requires either a larger space or fewer numbers of students. Sometimes, a double-horseshoe can be used if there is space to nest one inside of the other. In this arrangement, the teacher, positioned at the opening of the horseshoe, can see all students well, although some students may not be able to see all of their classmates as well. Return to the article “Managing and Improving Behavior in Inclusive Educational Environments.”

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