# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Early Childhood, Education, and Services Task 1212629313

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design an indoor and/or outdoor learning environment.

Definition

Design should include layout of an indoor and/or outdoor learning environment focused on a specific age group and considering safety regulations and developmentally appropriate, safe, and eco-friendly equipment based on budgetary constraints.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What is the difference between an indoor vs. an outdoor learning environment?
  • What does the term eco-friendly mean?
  • What components are required in an indoor and an outdoor learning space?
  • How does the arrangement of the learning environment encourage or guide a child’s ability to learn and discover?
Communication
  • What resources could be used to create a learning environment?
  • What are different types of communication devices (e.g., internet, phone, emergency call buttons) used in various learning environments?
Leadership
  • How does the layout implement program goals?
  • Why is it critical to consider the perspectives of others in designing a learning environment?
Management
  • Why must planning take place prior to arranging space?
  • What consequences can result if a budget is not followed?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Family Ties

 

Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Focus on Children

 

Illustrated Talk

 

Interior Design

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.3.5

Arrange the classroom environment to provide for learners' exploration, discovery, development, and reflection through multiple methods including learning centers.