Classroom Arrangement Notes
Think through class procedures and learning activities and
arrange the room in the best possible way.
Make sure all students can see and hear clearly.
Allow room and easy access for students with special needs,
as well as proxi
Build Relationships and Teams Notes
Skim the article Forming Positive Student-Teacher
What characteristics do teachers need to form positive
How do the relationship needs differ between highachieving and low-achieving student
Color Activity and Relationship Notes
Invite each student to color the room with a photograph,
a poster, a piece of artwork, a newspaper clipping or
magazine cover of a favorite activity
Quote of the day teacher posts for first 2 to 4 weeks, then
BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS Notes
To a teacher or mentor who helped you learn something that was
difficult. Did the teacher directly instruct you? Provide feedback?
What made your learning easier? What did that teacher do to
ensure you felt safe in the classro
Characteristics of a community Notes
Each community has a particular role that fulfils a particular need.
The role of the community provides the members with a sense of
belonging and purpose. Community roles can be active in
providing a service, supportiv
Boundaries in Community Notes
3 Boundaries .
All communities need a way to determine what the community
does and how it does it. Boundaries can be physical, virtual or
psychological. They define the identity of the community. Without
boundaries, the roles
The skills and resources of the community Notes
A community needs a set of skills and resources in order to
achieve it's goals. They provide an available source of wealth that
can be drawn upon when needed.
If the community does not have the skills and re
Origin of Community Notes
A community is not My Community.
It is Our Community.
Communities are as varied and individual as its members.
Often people belong to two or more communities.
Family, education, business, work, sport, religion, culture all
Community rights and responsibilities Notes
. the right to its own identity
. the right to set its own agenda, constitution and institutions
. the right to participate within the wider community
. the right to access skills and resources within the wider
Student Engagement Activities Notes
Student engagement is the continuous involvement of
students in learning. It is a cyclical process, planned, and
facilitated by the teacher, in which all students constantly move
between periods of action and periods of
Introduction to Society Notes
The expressions "society", "social" and "community" have often
been used to mean the same things. A social group describes the
common characteristics of a group, but not the personal
relationships within the group. A communit
Disadvantaged people in society Notes
The primary (valued) roles of a service
Types of services
The community of the service provider
Building better communities
Generally, the human services are lurching from o