Student Rapport and Classroom Environment
|Establishes and sustains a level of student rapport and a classroom environment that promotes learning, multicultural understanding and equity,fosters mutual respect among class members, and respect for linguistic differences...|
Art (look out Jackson Pollock!)
'Choosing Time' allows students to spend a block of time engaged in their favorite activities. Students are able to interact with classmates informally, sharing conversation and mutual experience.
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My fourth and fifth grade students secretly practiced this song on the bus and surprised me, singing it to me at a goodbye party.
Marcus work together on a social studies project
A classroom environment that promotes learning encourages partner and group work. Exploring solutions with one another encourages discussion, putting one's thoughts into words, and increases motivation.