Creating a "Comfortable" Classroom Environment

classroom culture

Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element A: Teachers foster a predictable learning environment characterized by acceptable student behavior and efficient use of time in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers.

(video, 2:03) In this video, a middle school teacher demonstrates how he helps students to feel comfortable and accepted in the classroom.