ERIC Number: ED303869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Tips for Improving School Climate.
School climate is a term used to describe how people feel about their school. The following 10 factors are described: (1) a supportive, stimulating environment; (2) student-centered; (3) positive expectations; (4) feedback; (5) rewards; (6) a sense of family; (7) closeness to parents and community; (8) communication; (9) achievement; and (10) trust. Basic steps in the climate improvement process are (1) inform and involve; (2) assess the climate; (3) set improvement goals; (4) develop a plan; and (5) implement, monitor, and evaluate the plan. Appended are 19 selected references and a list of 11 selected climate instruments. (SI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, School Organization, Student Centered Curriculum, Student School Relationship
Publications, American Assocation of School Administrators, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209-9988 (Stock No. 021-00212; $1.50 prepaid; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA.