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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A room or place especially in a school in which classes are conducted: a second-floor classroom; an outdoor classroom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A room, often in a school, where classes take place

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a room in a school where lessons take place

Etymologies

class +‎ room (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The benefit from a higher proportion of girls in the classroom is also due to lower fatigue and burnout among teachers, which probably affects their productivity.

    Back to School Edition, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • To short circuit the argument that a classroom is a good place for such discussions, I agree.

    Discourse.net: Australian View of John Yoo's Class at Berkeley

  • I hope you will come to believe that what's happening in the classroom is at least as much about learning to think like a lawyer - to work with legal concepts, to learn which kinds of facts, ideas, policies matter, and how to put them to work for you - as it is about whatever legal subject we're working on Torts.

    Discourse.net: A Note for my 1L Torts Class

  • I find that I have to constantly be in touch with their teachers, make sure the teachers know that I care, that I am supportive in any way that I can, but the overwhelming number of students in the classroom is a concern of mine.

    An Education in Mexico

  • As a footnote to the above, you might be interested in this video clip, in which an educator (Howard Rheingold) grapples with the notion that learners now feel “entitled” to check their email, tweet, google, text, etc – and that the classroom is a “marketplace” in which different attentional foci must compete.

    A is for Attention « An A-Z of ELT

  • In some ways, its biggest asset in the classroom is the way in which its not a classroom tool and not loaded this way.

    Boing Boing

  • I practice solitude, which I call the classroom of silence.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2004

  • Sadtu's objections related to what it termed the classroom observation component of the policy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Experience in the classroom is short circuited and hence they really do not know of what they are speaking about when criticising more experienced teachers.

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  • By putting students in walking distance of researchers in food safety and food technology, we open up the door for them to see how work done in the classroom translates to jobs in the marketplace.

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