3.1 The teacher organizes the classroom to promote learning by creating an atmosphere and physical setting that are conducive to learning.
- Responds positively to students.
- Demonstrates understanding, empathy, patience and tolerance.
- Makes an effort to know and treat each student as an individual.
- Demonstrates and promotes care for physical facilities, equipment and instructional materials.
- Evidence of current learning
- Classroom setup is conducive to lesson design
Throughout this year, I have shown this by:
- Classroom Meetings
- Co-creating classroom expectations
- Creating Classroom Tribes to take on classroom responsibilities
- Conferencing with students
- Creating and purchasing classroom materials for students
- Student work displayed
- Flexible layout for classroom
- Soft classroom
- Promoting classroom ownership for students
- Positive reward systems for students
- “I Can…” statements on whiteboard
- Personalized positive notes/ comments on students desks
Relevant Photos and Links
Classroom layout examples – gives options to students for their own learning needs. Flexible to move for activities and assignments. Promotes collaboration and sharing.