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ERIC Number: ED536465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-22
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Positive Classroom Environments = Positive Academic Results
Wilson-Fleming, LaTerra; Wilson-Younger, Dylinda
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This article discusses the effects of a positive classroom environment and its impact on student behavior and achievement. It also provides strategies for developing expectations for student achievement and the importance of parental involvement. A positive classroom environment is essential in keeping behavior problems to a minimum. There are a number of ways in which teachers can create positive classroom environments. Some of them will be discuss within this paper. It is essential for teachers to start the school year with high expectations in order to guarantee a positive climate. To ensure an atmosphere of success, teachers must explain why expectations are important. By allowing and encouraging parents to be involved within the classroom; students and parents feel that what is occurring in the classroom is important. Parental involvement in the classroom and in their child's education are two factors that play a crucial role in having a successful school year as well as having a positive classroom environment.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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