This article speaks to the importance of creating and maintaining a climate of respect and positive core values. The authors use the example of the locker room mentality which is often used to excuse inappropriate comments or bad behavior. Clearly, our schools need to meet a higher standard.Source:
Jill Berkowiwicz and Ann Meyers, Education Week, January 12, 2017Description:
Moral and civil behavior by all, toward all, is an essential aspect of a safe and welcoming learning environment. While focused on student achievement rates and teacher performance in the service of student success, creating and maintaining the environment in which both can flourish is foundational.Read the full article here!