Resources to Support Teaching and Learning Virtually Due to COVID-19

Creating Class Norms

Management in the Active Classroom

Type

Videos

Tapping into the hopes and dreams of your class provides guidance for the norms you'll live by all year.


Type

Videos

Tapping into the hopes and dreams of your class provides guidance for the norms you'll live by all year.


Transcript

- [Narrator] Classroom norms for respect and communication can make all students feel more safe and focused.

- Would you read aloud the debate question and norms please?

- Listen and respond to each other rather than just--

- [Narrator] When students are involved in building the norms themselves, with their own ideas and language.

- Think about situations where you learn best.

- [Narrator] The norms are more meaningful and effective.

- [Teacher] What makes it that way? What are you doing? What are the qualities and characteristics?

- [Narrator] Norms are not a list of rules or bad behaviors to avoid.

- Encouraging others.

- Give and receive good, helpful feedback.

- [Narrator] They are a list that describes the positive environment they want to live in.

- We’re gonna open the floor for apologies and acknowledgements and remembering that this is a time to acknowledge--

- [Narrator] For norms to work, they must be considered and discussed almost every day.

- Maybe things didn’t go so well for you as they could have today.

- I apologize to Anthony because I got him mad in fitness.

- I acknowledge David and McDowlett for letting me sit at their table at lunch.

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