Green environments around schools, such as green playgrounds and window views, might help ADD children, or even all children, function more effectively.
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Research by Raymond and O’Brien provides additional evidence that distraction (which can often be influenced through design) has serious implications.
Recent research probes children's territoriality, youngster's color preferences, and the relationship between school design, student behavior, and academic performance.
To perform at their highest level, autistic children need to study in educational environments developed to reflect their unique space-related needs.
The acoustics in classrooms are a major concern of designers and educators and they have a significant influence on how well children learn.
It has been clear for some time that when students are in noisy classrooms they do not learn as well as when classrooms are quieter.
Winterbottom and Wilkins effectively review lighting conditions in British classrooms and relate the details of their findings to established best practices in classroom lighting.
Shirley Dugdale reviews the challenges of designing current and evolving educational settings.
Exercise balls as classroom chairs?
Researchers link airplane noise to the expression of ADHD symptoms in children and residents link neighborhood qualities with mental health.