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Want to Avoid Classroom Interruptions? Try Rearranging Desks (Video)

Amy Spies, a 4th grade teacher in Port Orange, Fla., demonstrates how she arranges the desks in her classroom to include work stations with built-in materials. She explains how the classroom configuration facilitates student collaboration and cuts down on interruptions to instructional time. 

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