Classroom and School environments should support mutual respect

Social-emotional skills are an integral part of curriculum and must be taught explicitly. A thriving classroom community requires the teacher to know each students, and the students to know each other. These positive relationships help students feel supported by teachers, administrators and peers.

September Inspired Teaching Institute

Teachers can’t control what happens between the time students wake up and when they arrive at school but they have a lot of control over what happens when students cross the classroom threshold. Participants in this fast-paced, idea-rich Institute will learn 20 different strategies for starting the school day!