Ch 6: Positive Learning Environments

About This Chapter

There are several ways to make your classroom a positive learning environment, and this chapter will provide you with strategies that can help you achieve that goal.

Positive Learning Environments - Chapter Summary

This chapter will give you helpful techniques you can use to enhance student learning in your class. Here, you will find text lessons about how to provide safe, supportive, and respectful classroom environments for your students. Short self-assessments will help you test yourself on how to make your class challenging. You will have access to to bold-print vocabulary words that will better reinforce the technique of using children's interests and experiences to help them learn. Worksheets will also be provided to help you understand how to manage your elementary class students in ways that teach responsibility.

How It Helps

  • Provides effective classroom elements: Your understanding of the ways to make your class safe and supportive will help you include the effective elements in the structure of your curriculum and teaching techniques.
  • Increases student motivation: Because you will learn how to make your classroom more challenging for your students, you will be able to develop your curriculum to support your efforts.
  • Promotes student involvement: Your knowledge of the importance of student experiences and interests in the class will help you assist your students in becoming actively involved in their own learning processes.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the link between student learning and safe and supportive class environments
  • Develop your curriculum to support the goal of making your classroom into a respectful one
  • Create lessons and activities that are challenging for your students
  • Integrate some of your students' interests into the curriculum to help them learn better
  • Build classroom activities to teach responsibility to elementary students

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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