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. Check out Pr
Building a classroom community is SO important! Student have to learn very early on that they will need to work together and depend on their classmates to be successful. But how do you instill them with that sense of community? Check out these great id
There is nothing I love more than encouraging people, and I plan to have my students encourage each other all the time. Friendship Friday (of even Family Friday) would build the community and connectedness in the classroom.
Listening - Even though this says "listening game for adults", I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!
Tootling- the opposite of tattling. Tootling is when students write a positive note about their classmates or teacher and stick it up on our tootling board. They love doing it, and it helps promote a cohesive classroom community! Love this!