Schools, by their very design often have very bad indoor climates with lots of noise and poor sound ventilation. These environments can be harmful to both students and teachers. Here are a few ways noisy climates can affect teachers:
Students who are exposed to excessive noise can experience other problems. Studies show that one in five students will experience difficulty with noise in their classroom or school. This has a great impact on their concentration which can affect academic achievement. Here are some simple ways school administrators and teachers can help reduce noise in the classroom by improving acoustics:
Implementing these tactics can be relatively simple and affordable. The presence of sound-absorbing materials in a classroom could make all the difference in the lives of teachers and students.