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Working in Classrooms: Teaching, Time and Space. Learning Guide - Section Three - School time and space: How school teaching is shaped by arrangements of external time and space

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Section Three focuses on external arrangements of time and space and how these affect teaching and learning. By the end of the section you should be able to use the following concepts to help you think about different ways of arranging time and space at schools and to understand how these arrangements both help and hinder teaching:
• external time and space;
• structuration;
• order and chaos;
• allocated and prescribed time and space;
• regulative rules;
• contractual rules;
• discretionary time;
• preferential time.
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