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Positive Learning Climates KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Positive Learning Climates KnowledgeBase is an online resource to aid educators in nurturing school climates conducive to learning. It is organized around five elements aimed at developing a positive learning climate.

Task 2: Consult with the School's Constituent Groups and Outside Experts

Guideline: When addressing school climate, the work group should consult with parents, district and school staff members and retained technical assistance providers. Prior to seeking such consultation, the work group should think through the process for doing so. When seeking consultation with others, the team must be prepared to take under advisement the input it will be receiving.




Guidelines for Productive Meetings

This guide from the Team Handbook might assist team members with having productive meetings.

The Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Education has developed a Family and Community Engagement Framework for families, schools, districts, states and the broader communities to develop partnerships in education. This document describes strategies for building, cultivating and sustaining positive relationships with families. The goal of these partnerships is to to build capacity for student achievement and school improvement.



Education on the Web - Technical Assistance Organizations

This Education on the Web category provides links to private and government technical assistance providers at the national, state and local levels.

Effective Discussion Skills

Bringing a group of diverse people together as a team to accomplish a specific project can be a significant task. When brought together as a group, people carry with them their perceptions, beliefs and personal agendas. This document, reproduced from The Team Handbook authored by Peter Scholtes, may help team members have effective discussions.

High Quality Technical Assistance

This issue of the National Clearinghouse for Comprehensive School Reform's Benchmarks newsletter reviews aspects of quality technical assistance.

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