This article reports on the results of the "Positive School Culture Inventory" which has identified kindness, showing pride in one's work, and communication skills as behaviors most likely to contribute to a positive school climate. Source:
Linda Jacobson, Education DIVE, January 5, 2018Description:
"Students learn appropriate behavior in the same way they learn how to read - through instruction practice, feedback and encouragement," Hierck and Peterson write, adding that "educators should acknowledge the desired behaviors in order to reinforce the teaching of the new behaviors, increase the likelihood of the desired behaviors becoming habitual, and harness the influence of students who are showing the expected behaviors to encourage those who are not."Read the full article here!