Building a classroom community isn’t a first day of class activity. Facilitating and maintaining a positive, productive learning environment requires intentional attention throughout the semester. The following strategies will offer a variety of ways to connect with students, to help students connect with each other, and to facilitate a safe, respectful environment in which students take ownership and responsibility for the community.
Strategies to Foster Positive, Productive Classroom Communities
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