This PDF is designed to help you lay a foundation of community and care as you welcome students into the classroom, whether it is at the start of an academic year, of a new term, or at the beginning of a relationship with a new class. It contains a range of activities, reflection questions and routines that will help you build a classroom community and ground student-teacher relationships in trust, connection, and understanding.
This resource is divided into the following sections, and contains exercises that can be used both in-person and remotely:
- Prepare to Welcome Your Students Back to School
- Activities for Building Classroom Community
- Establishing Opening and Closing Routines