Building a Classroom Community

Submitted by Tamarack on July 11, 2011 - 9:11am

Building a Classroom Community - This readable 52-page resource describes ways for teachers to build community in the primary/junior grade classroom. It has concrete suggestions on how to go about building trust, supporting the strengths of the children, and teaching respect and responsibility. Some of the headings include: The value of a classroom community; welcoming children to the classroom community; using meetings to build a sense of community; helping children relate positively to others; promoting social problem solving skills; and the school as a community. Click here for the resource.