Kindness in the classroom is more than a catch phrase or a the latest fad. It is, or should be, the ultimate goal of every educator in every school in every country. Kindness and respect lead to learning, while bullying, whether intentional or not, and criticism lead to anything but a productive learning environment.
During the #TeachChat on November 12, 2014, teachers from across the country discussed strategies for creating a kind classroom and what that really looks like. The answers and ideas may surprise you. Read the following transcript below to see if what you are doing (or not doing) is leading to behavior that is far from conducive to learning. Kindness starts with you!
The Importance of Kindness in the Classroom:
#TeachChat Archive from November 12, 2014
Join us for the next #TeachChat on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014.