Sue Cowley, Getting the Buggers to Behave
What is this strategy about?
Building relationships will help your classroom atmosphere. Whilst pupils don’t need to like you, it definitely helps!
Why is it important to build relationships in the classroom?
Improving a students relationship with teachers and their peers will create a positive learning environment. This will help to build the class as a supportive community where children enjoy learning.
Why is it important to have a positive learning environment?
A positive classroom environment is essential for learning. This will allow students to feel comfortable and confident enough to take challenges, participate in discussions and ask questions.
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Choose this strategy if you want to...
- Create a positive atmosphere in the classroom
- Ensure pupils enjoy coming to the lessons and know the boundaries
- Let pupils know you are someone who genuinely cares about them
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