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I feel like my classroom is really small. It’s an interior room, so there are no windows, which doesn’t help. I’m looking for suggestions that make my room feel larger and brighter. Thanks!

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I taught in a long, narrow converted locker room with no windows my first two years. I tried to use bright colors. Sometimes mirrors help, unless the kids get too distracted looking at themselves. maybe with a floor lamp close to the mirror. FYI: safety is an issue. Think about how you would get everyone out quickly in case of emergency. I was never very comfortable with that room and was glad to find another job

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That Hobbit door is great!

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sledgehammer !

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Mirrors and lighting!

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Mirrors, lighting, and light colors on walls and bulletin boards.

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Right posters will give the illusion of space

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I haven't had a window for 14 years. I bought a two curtains that when closed look like doors to a garden. I also use it to hide "surprises" for too testers.

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