1. Field Study
FS 1 Episode 1
The Learner's Development and Environment
SCHOOL AS A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Name of FS Student/s:
Resource Teacher: Signature:
At the end of this activity, you will be competent in determining a school environment that provides social, psychological,
and physical environment supportive of learning.
Your Map: A general observation of the campus and the classroom is an exciting way to start your observation.
Your mission is to do the following tasks:
Visit a school. Look
into facilities and
support learning areas
in the campus, then in
checklist as you move
around the school
Based on your
gathered data in the
checklist, describ e the
Make a reflection on
the characteristics of a
that promotes learning
Present your idea of a good school
environment through any of these: a)
Descriptive Paragraph; b) Photo Essay; c)
Sketch or drawing; d) Poem, Song or Rap
2. YOUR TOOLS
As you move around the campus, activity forms are provided for you to document your observations. It is advised that
you read the entire worksheet before proceeding to the school site. A good understanding of the activities and tasks to be
accomplished in the activity sheets yield better learning results.
SCHOOL FACILITIES CHECKLIST
Familiarize yourself with the different areas of the school. Check the column to indicate their availability. Give a brief
description of those that are available on the last column.
Facilities Available Not
Office of the
4. Observation for the Classroom Visit
Name of the School Observed:
Date of Visit:
1. Look at the walls of the classroom. What are posted on the walls? What heroes, religious figures, lessons,
visual aids, announcements, do you see posted?
2. Examine how the furniture is arranged. Where is the teacher’s table located? How are the tables and
3. What learning materials/ equipment are present?
4. Observe the students. How many are occupying one room?
5. Is the classroom well-lighted and well-ventilated?
Classroom Facilities Matrix
Classroom Facilities Description
(location, number, arrangement, condition)
1. Wall Displays
2. Teacher’s Table
3. Learner’s Chair
5. Learning Materials/ Visual Aids
1. Would you like to teach in the school environment you just observed? Why? Why not?
2. What kind of school campus is conducive to learning?
3. What kind of classroom is conducive to learning?
4. In the future, how can you accomplish your answer in number 3?
5. Write your additional learnings and insights here.