Responsive Classroom

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to education that focuses on the strong relationship between academic success and social-emotional learning (SEL). The Responsive Classroom approach empowers educators to create safe, joyful, and engaging learning communities where all students have a sense of belonging and feel significant.

  • The Four Key Domains of Responsive Classroom

 

 

 

  • Engaging Academics

  • Adults create learning tasks that are active, interactive, appropriately challenging, purposeful, and connected to students' interests.
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  • Positive Community
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  • Adults nurture a sense of belonging, significance, and emotional safety so that students feel comfortable taking risks and working with a variety of peers.
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  • Effective Management

  • Adults create a calm, orderly environment that promotes autonomy and allows students to focus on learning.
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  • Developmental Awareness

  • Adults use knowledge of child development, along with observations of students, to create a developmentally appropriate learning environment

https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/

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