Emotionally Supportive Classroom Environment Essay
-The teacher develops a warm, nurturing relationship with each child in the classroom through treating every child with …show more content…
During the beginning of the school year students are introduced to each station and are provided with expectations that are modeled of what the group work should look like at each station. Along with established centers, arranging desks in groups or pods allows for collaborative seatwork that involves discussion.
-The teacher provides materials that reflect the diversity within the classroom and exposes children to diversity they might not regularly experience. Materials expose children to many forms of diversity and portray the child’s culture and all cultures in a positive, authentic, and realistic light.
As I mentioned earlier, I plan on using “The Morning Meeting” at least three times a week in the classroom to have students share with each other. During student’s personal share time, many cultural differences will come to surface that can be discussed among the group. Another opportunity during this time would be to deliberately plan activities that would address certain cultural beliefs, goals, routines, celebrations, food, and/or family and gender roles.
-The teacher assists children to learn about and manage feelings through setting up an environment that reduces