Creating a Culture of Belonging in Your Classroom

When students feel a sense of belonging in the classroom, it can increase their educational success and motivational outcomes. An intentional investment of attention on the adult's part can have meaningful ripple effects for students. Research states that when learners feel that they belong engagement increases, negative behaviors diminish, and academic achievement improves. During this session, teachers will reflect on their current practices and identify ways to create a more inclusive classroom using simple strategies.