EDU304 - Week 5 DQ 1 Classroom Communities and Academic Success
We know from recent studies that children who feel a sense of identity within a group are the most well-adjusted and successful in school. The opportunity to participate as a contributing member of a community helps children to become successful learners, problem solvers, and decision makers. Chapter 9 of your text discusses characteristics of a classroom community.
Summarize these characteristics and explain why they promote academic success for students. Discuss what strategies you will employ as a teacher to create a learning community.