The type of classroom environment that a teacher creates and encourages can either increase or decrease a student's ability to learn and feel comfortable as a member of the class. The classroom environment should do as much to foster cooperation and acceptance as the teaching methods that the teacher uses. This article describes a number of methods to help teachers plan for and create a classroom that welcomes and supports all children.
Bucholz, J. L.,
& Sheffler, J. L.
Creating a Warm and Inclusive Classroom Environment: Planning for All Children to Feel Welcome,
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