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Building classroom community

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Creating Positivity in the Upper Elementary Classroom - The Teacher House

Teaching upper elementary can be hard work! Students' bodies and emotions are changing. Here are six ways to create a positive culture in your classroom!

Building a Strong Classroom Community + FREEBIE! - Kayla Bernardez

One thing that I never did much of until this year was focus on building a strong classroom community. I felt like I had good relationships with my students, but I realized I wasn’t very good at fostering my students’ relationships with their peers. How important that is! If students aren’t valuing and respecting each other, then it can be really hard to get much accomplished during the day. So this year, after learning more about Responsive Classroom and building classroom community, I…

This is a great way to get to know your students and for them to reflect on the week and what they learned. It won't take them long to fill it in, and they might even remember something great about the week.

By Presto Plans With the pressure for secondary teachers to meet curriculum expectations in such a limited time, building a classroom community can sometimes be put on the back burner. What many teachers don’t realize is that by intentionally taking time to build a positive community in your classroom, you can ease the challenges of classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported. Below are my 5 favorite…

Teachers, here are engaging and fun activities to build classroom community during the first week of school! These back to school community building activities (STEM, books, ice breakers, games) will help students learn and practice social skills and develop friendships.

Try these engaging activities to build classroom community during the first week of school, including STEM, books, icebreakers, and games that help with social skills and developing friendships.

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Teach social-emotional learning lessons the first weeks of school with this back to school SEL resource that includes lesson ideas and activities on classroom community building, relationships  and friendships, all about me, kindness, and empathy for kindergarten, first, and second grade. The beginning of the school year is an important time to start teaching social skills and emotional development! #socialemotionallearning #classroommanagement #backtoschool #charactereducation #socialskills
Classroom Community Ideas and Resources
Teacher Read Aloud to build class community, available on Amazon. Perfect for the first day of school or back to school time, or for the last day of school or end of the year. Can be read over Zoom or Google Meets for distance learning. Has illustrations for inclusion, add it to your diverse books in your classroom library!
"""Everyone Can Be a Friend"" Friendship song will get your student's smiling and participating first thing in the morning during class meetings. Sing the song and use the cards and activities for your social emotional learning time, Valentine's Day Activities and Kindness month lessons. This song is perfect to build classroom community and friendship in your classroom. PreK-3rd Grade "