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 5: Assess Family and Community Factors
Guideline: Students are affected by their home and community environments. Understanding a community's demographic, socio-economic, ethnic and health profiles is important when assessing impact on the school and students. Understanding these factors is important in creating a positive learning climate.
This resource is part of Education Northwest's series of safe schools guidebooks. Fostering School, Family and Community Involvement helps educators identify and discuss the issues involved with school, families and community organizations working together to enhance the school climate.
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