Check out this awesome blog post from my colleague Mark Osborne. Some great strategies for creating a sense of belonging and including all when developing an ILE.
Many people worry about their children feeling lost as we move towards larger more open spaces. Great to see the issue addressed, rather than "glossed over" which can tend to happen. Take a look at the reflective questions and apply to your context.
My name is Ngaire Shepherd-Wills. This website is a record of my TeachNZ sabbatical, Term 2, 2013 and then I have continued to share my wonderings and discoveries about Innovative Learning Practices. I now work for CORE Education. Views are my own.