This tool provides guidance for creating classroom shared agreements, which reflect students’ shared understanding of how they wish to be treated and will treat one another.
This tool (OST version) provides guidance for creating classroom shared agreements, which reflect students’ shared understanding of how they wish to be treated and will treat one another.
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By making the time to build the relationships that allow learners to feel a sense of community- that they are “in this together”- teachers create a safer, more equitable environment where all students participate and achieve.
Cultivate a community of adults who engage in their own social and emotional learning, collaborate on strategies for promoting SEL, and model SEL throughout the school.
Review your current level of implementation, identify needs and resources, set goals, and develop concrete action steps for SEL implementation.
When each staff member models social awareness by expressing their appreciation for their peers’ efforts, a culture of appreciation is created.
Create meaningful partnership opportunities and two-way communication that invites families to understand, experience, inform, and support the social and emotional development of their students.
Expand adult learning through structures such as professional learning communities and mentoring opportunities.
Leverage strategic and aligned community partnerships that ensure students receive consistent SEL supports, increase access to a broad range of community services, and expand the professional learning opportunities for SEL.