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These benefits are often lasting. Several leading program developers have focused on using one or more of these approaches to build community. Actively cultivate respectful, supportive relationships among students, teachers, and parents.

Four approaches are particularly beneficial. Intrinsic motivation and self-determination in human behavior. At year's end, they show their mutual appreciation by exchanging thank you notes or gifts that they have made. University of Chicago Press.

Students in my class can get a rule changed if they think that it is unfair. Class meetings are useful for setting goals and norms, planning activities, and identifying and solving problems. They enable students from diverse backgrounds to bring their personal thoughts, feelings, and experiences into the classroom. Provide developmentally appropriate opportunities for autonomy and influence.

Students learn the skills of collaboration, develop wider and richer relationships, and experience the many satisfactions of contributing to the welfare of others. Make Community a Priority U. Desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation.

Having a say in establishing the agenda and climate for the classroom is intrinsically satisfying and helps prepare students for the complexities of citizenship in a democracy. During the year, they may read or play math games together, visit museums, work together for a cause, or create a joint journal of their activities.

Emphasize common purposes and ideals. As professor of Educational Leadership and former principal, Dr. An intervention program and its effects. The learning from the findings suggested that job-embedded learning with their peers can be instrumental for these principals to build the capacity to lead systemic change efforts. They get acquainted by interviewing each other, charting ways in which they are alike and different, and sharing their classroom portfolios.

Class meetings are useful for setting

These fundamental needs shape human motivation and have major implications for learning and development. Supportive relationships are the heart of community. Whether family members have lived in the state for years or days, the story of how and why they came to settle there is part of state history and serves to personalize learning for students. Students in my class help one another learn.

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