• Responsive Classroom Teaching Practices

    The Responsive Classroom approach includes the following main
    teaching practices:

    • Morning Meeting: A daily routine that builds community, creates a positive climate for learning, and reinforces academic and social skills.
    • Rules and Logical Consequences: A clear and consistent approach to discipline that fosters responsibility and self-control.
    • Guided Discovery: A format for introducing materials that encourages inquiry, heightens interest, and teaches care of the school environment.
    • Academic Choice: An approach to giving children choices in their learning that helps them become invested, self-motivated learners.
    • Classroom Organization: Strategies for arranging materials, furniture, and displays to encourage independence, promote caring, and maximize learning.
    • Working with Families: Ideas for involving families as true partners in their children's education.

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Last Modified on November 3, 2009