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|A classroom is a physical space where students grouped in a class focus on learning subjects and social interactions in school life. Especially at the level of elementary schools, the time spent in classrooms is significant as studentsf characters are formed through interactions among students under group-based study arrangements.
A disciplined, friendly and comfortable atmosphere is indispensable in classrooms since it forms the basis for students to live and learn year around. A classroom that groups students with individual personalities is not an easy or automatic situation to sustain.
In elementary schools in Japan, therefore, home-room teachers have to make their own annual plans on classroom management and then proceed to manage their clasess on the basis of the annual plan.