Building Community

Many students are concerned with what the Trump presidency will mean for themselves, their family and their community.  It is important to strengthen the classroom community and provide a safe space.

Teaching Tolerances “The Day After” provides many ideas.  Another resource is a story that will appear in their Spring 2017 issue, “The First 100 Days” by Jarah Botello, that is available as a Central Text on the Perspective for a Diverse America website with free registration.

How Well Do Your Students Know Each Other? One way of building positive relationships in a classroom is by getting to know one another’s talents, interests, and stories.  One of many useful resources from Responsive Classroom.

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