Reopening: Moving Toward More Equitable Schools
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Crew, Not Passengers - Issue #9

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    Ben Smith

This issue of Crew, Not Passengers, covers classroom jobs, welcoming the team, teamwork initiatives, and teamwork by design.

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Why bother with teambuilding in the classroom? Learning requires a safe environment. The brain functions better that way. In fact, when the brain is in “fight or flight” mode, learningtakes a back seat altogether. Teachers can free children’s brains to focus on learning in the classroom by taking the time to create a safe and friendly environment that welcomes every student’s voice.