This is the first of several posts from inner-city middle school teacher Mackenzie Grate about building a positive classroom culture
“Every teacher has experienced that moment when we feel like the culture of our classroom is either beginning a downward spiral or about to spin out of control. Bickering and disengagement are growing. Bullying is on the rise.
• Maybe we’re a rookie teacher and we’ve had the realization that we didn’t start the year off right. Panic is setting in. Will the rest of our first year be doomed to failure? Because things are really getting crazy in this classroom….”
Continue to read more of Mackenzie’s article here: http://www.middleweb.com/18809/a-strategy-improve-classroom-culture/