|Principle 5:||Motivation and behavior
The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagements in learning, and self-motivation
Teachers set expectations in the classroom with personal attitude and the procedures and organizing structures to facilitate daily routine.
Artifact and reasoning:
Students work best when they know what will be happening and have some choice in participation. Classroom Procedures Posters
Students want to belong to a coordinated community of learners. Organization fosters cooperative teams of individuals who have ownership of materials, relationships and the learning processes.
SLANT activity: Improved learning through positive behavior choices
Interactions should maintain dignity and mutual respect. A sense of purpose is a motivating tool as well. Posted five point procedure rubrics facilitate clear expectations and consequences.
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