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This is what the ideal learning environment looks like, according to science

from Quartz (commentary)

Sarika Bansal, a contributor for Quartz, writes: "My public high school didn't have air conditioning. Come June, when temperatures in New York soared past 90 degrees, it was a chore to pay attention in calculus. Who could focus on integrals when sweat was dripping down my back? So many kids started taking refuge in the cool guidance counselor's office that, on some hot days, she refused to see students altogether. From the first day of kindergarten to high school graduation, children spend almost 12,000 hours inside a school building. As such, it may not be surprising to learn that the physical classroom environment can have profound effects on a student's academic performance, sense of belonging and self-esteem." more

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