Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Optimal learning environments for students

Effective teaching and learning can only happen when an Optimal Learning Environment is in place. Yet, what is an Optimal Learning Environment and how can educators foster this type of environment in their classrooms and schools?

Based on nearly 20 years of experience working with and building strong educators, NTC has recognized the impact that an Optimal Learning Environment has on teaching and learning. Effective teaching and learning can only happen when an Optimal Learning Environment is in place, and the social and emotional elements of learning are the foundation of academic success and personal well-being.

New Teacher Center Website

Download the Optimal Learning Environment Resource to consider ways to close the achievement gap and provide equitable learning experiences for all students.

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