Creating Your Classroom Community

What do you remember of your own elementary schooling experiences? Chances are the teachers you recall are those who really knew and cared for you as a unique individual with special interests, needs, and experiences.

Now, as a teacher with your own classroom and students to care for, you'll want to create a classroom environment that supports each student as an individual while drawing the class together as a thriving learning community.

Creating Your Classroom Community offers the basics of effective elementary school teaching. You'll explore ways to:

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What do you remember of your own elementary schooling experiences? Chances are the teachers you recall are those who really knew and cared for you as a unique individual with special interests, needs, and experiences.

Now, as a teacher with your own classroom and students to care for, you'll want to create a classroom environment that supports each student as an individual while drawing the class together as a thriving learning community.

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About the Author(s)

Lois Bridges is a consultant, teacher, editor, and writer specializing in teachers' professional development. Her teaching has ranged from multiage elementary classrooms to preservice college level at the University of California.

Table of Contents

Contents

1. What Is Community?
2. Make Yourself at Home
3. Have a Look Around
4. The Learning Life
5. Beyond the Classroom Door
Professional Bibliography
Professional Associations and Publications

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 112 pp/paper
Year: 1994
Item No: 0049
ISBN: 978-157110-049-8

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