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5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture


Classroom technology is, by far, not the only means of success in the classroom. Another key to success is to have and maintain a positive classroom culture.

The author in the article linked below suggests five ways to grow a positive culture in the classroom.

Teaching three years in a public primary school and the previous two years in a private middle school, I’ve gotten the chance to spend time in two very different classroom environments. I noticed that the main thing that really affected the ability for students to connect not only with the class content, but with each other and with me, was the culture that was developed in the classroom.
  1. Ask different questions
  2. Do mindful breathing exercises
  3. High-five Fridays
  4. Start a class Insagram
  5. Weekly Check-in
One characteristic that stands out to me, as it involves technology, is the class Instagram. When great things happen in your classroom, share it. Doing this simple task will spread positivity. Also, when students look back on what has happened throughout the year, this will tell a positive story.

See the full article here

https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/5-innovative-ways-create-positive-classroom-culture

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