Designing the Environment

Designing the Environment

When students walk into your room for the first time, they will instantly make a number of judgments about the class, the content, your department, and even you as a teacher. We must be conscientious about how we design and manage a classroom environment that motivates student learners.

In this objective we will take a look at three ways to help create that environment we desire. As we move through this objective, we will:

  1. Explore 20 tips for creating a safe learning environment so that students feel comfortable in pushing their limits of knowledge in your classroom.
  2. Learn 3 ways to show students you believe in them.
  3. Discover 2 ways to build relationships with your students that will help motivate them in the classroom.
Last modified: Monday, 2 July 2012, 11:30 AM