Preventing Expulsion 3 – Supportive Classrooms

The classroom environment sets the foundation for learning and behavior. This course first describes six ways you can improve the layout and design of your classroom to increase children’s engagement and positive behavior. Second, the course describes classroom strategies, activities, and interactions that support children’s social and emotional development and positive behavior. Topics discussed include schedules, routines and rules, centers, transitions, engaging activities, communication, supervision, teachable moments, and scaffolding.