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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…

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Jackie Loertscher
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How to Have Meaningful Classroom Conversations

My students love to talk. #chattiestclassever But I don’t want them to just be talkers. I want them to be thinkers too. And, I want them to be able to support what they’re thinking with reasons. That’s when I started using discussion starters. Keep reading to find out how you can try discussion starters FREE. ... Read more

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Kimberley Harper
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Growth Mindset Resource Round-Up

What is a Growth Mindset? One of the latest education buzz-words is "growth mindset." What exactly is a growth mindset? Simply put, growth mindset is the belief that we can get smarter through hard work and challenges. In schools, this involves teaching students how to persevere through challenges and look for success within their failures. As a school counselor, I try to incorporate characteristics of a growth mindset into my classroom lessons, small groups, and school-wide programming…

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Reece Leitch
A daily discussion question is a great way to build relationships with students and foster classroom community. Instead of wasting time coming up with questions, check out this list of 50+ discussion questions perfect for the elementary classroom. Check In Questions, Build Relationships With Students, Teacher And Student Relationship, Community Building Activities, Building Classroom Community, Classroom Discussion, Youth Group Games, Build Community, Build Relationships

20 Questions to Get Kids Talking & Build Community

A daily discussion question is a great way to build relationships with students and foster classroom community. Instead of wasting time coming up with questions, check out this list of 50+ discussion questions perfect for the elementary classroom.

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Rebecca Davies | Differentiated Teaching