The panel is closer, the teacher is closer and what the troublemakers do in the back of the class room, you do not get. Who sits in the first row, learns better. The Experiment of the University of Tübingen shows at least.

scientists from the graduate school and the research network LEAD (Learning, Educational Achievement, and Life Course Development) had set up 81 high school students from fifth and sixth classes a Virtual-Reality glasses and the children placed in a virtual classroom. The students were randomly distributed near the teacher or in the back row.

had the high school students virtual classmates in the look, which disturbed the class by whispering, or turned around.

“After the common lesson in mathematics in Virtual class room, the pupils of the front seat solved mathematics tasks, rows faster than the back row,” said researcher Friederike flower.

Now the consequences of this insight are for the real class rooms. This could include the teacher moving throughout the lesson in the class room or the Seating arrangement of the students during a school year, regularly change. According to the study, all students benefited equally from the close proximity to the teacher.

Differently than expected, the effects in children with attention and behavior difficulties for the other children. You need, therefore, a targeted approach, so that you might easier to learn.

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