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Class Climate & Student Behavior Part I

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Summary

The idea of creating a safe place to engage has been consistently promoted over the years. However, such an idea is seldom, if ever, presented with the information and necessary tools. This engagement introduces the concept of school climate and begins the discussion on ways to create a positive and safe climate for learning and development.

Learning Objectives

  1. Appreciate the value of class/school climate and its potential impact on student behavior, attitudes, achievement, and interactions with others.
  2. Understand the comprehensive nature of a win-win approach to emotionally safe classrooms and schools.
  3. Examine challenges that have distracted or obstructed our intentions to create emotionally safe, win-win classrooms.

About the Author

Jane Bluestein, Ph.D.

Jane Bluestein, Ph.D.

A dynamic and entertaining speaker, Dr. Bluestein has worked with thousands of educators, counselors, healthcare professionals, parents, childcare workers, and other community members world-wide. She has appeared internationally as a speaker and talk-show guest, including several appearances as a guest expert on CNN, National Public Radio and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Dr. Bluestein specializes in programs and resources geared to provide practical and meaningful information, training and hope in areas related to relationship building, effective instruction and guidance, and personal growth and development. Much of her work focuses on interactions between adults and children, especially children at risk. Her down-to-earth speaking style, practicality, sense of humor, and numerous stories and examples make her ideas clear and accessible to her audiences.

Jane is an award-winning author whose books include The Win-Win Classroom; Becoming a Win-Win Teacher; Managing 21st Century Classrooms; Creating Emotionally Safe Schools; High School’s Not Forever; Parents, Teens, & Boundaries; The Parent’s Little Book of Lists: Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting; Mentors, Masters, and Mrs. McGregor: Stories of Teachers Making a Difference; and Magic, Miracles & Synchronicity : A Journal of Gratitude and Awareness. Dr. Bluestein’s latest book is The Perfection Deception: Why Trying to Be Perfect is Sabotaging Your Relationships, Making You Sick, and Holding Your Happiness Hostage.

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