Creating Caring Classrooms: How to encourage students to communicate, create, and be compassionate of others

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Creating Caring Classrooms: How to encourage students to communicate, create, and be compassionate of others

Published Date:
11/21/2011
Author:
Kathleen Gould Lundy,Larry Swartz
Subject:
Professional Learning
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Format:
Softcover
Company:
Pembroke
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1551382709
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1551382709
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ISBN13:
9781551382708
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This passionate book is about community, compassion, and creativity; it is about caring for others. It is also about helping students care about their work. Teachers will learn how to establish inclusive classrooms where kindness and concern become crucial backdrops for critical conversations. They will be introduced to simple but profound strategies that initiate and maintain respectful dialogue, promote collaboration over competition, and confront difficult issues such as bullying and exclusion.

Creating Caring Classrooms is committed to building respectful relationships among students, teachers, and the school community. Through active, engaging, relevant, open-ended activities, students will be encouraged to explore events, ideas, themes, texts, stories, and relationships from different perspectives, and then represent those new understandings in innovative and creative ways.

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