Wednesday, 7 November 2012

The Secret to Designing a Positive School Culture | Start Empathy

The Secret to Designing a Positive School Culture | Start Empathy:

"Instead of starting with expectations for how students should behave, what if a school began the process of community-building with asking how students wanted to feel at school every day? This is precisely what Changemaker School Prospect Sierra set out to do by creating charters in its classrooms: living documents democratically designed by students that articulate behavior expectations. Instituted as part of the RULER approach to social and emotional learning, the charter design process began in the classrooms with the students considering how they wanted to feel at school every day."


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