Create a classroom environment where students trust their teacher—and one another! In the second edition of this bestseller, co-published by Routledge and Franklin Covey, you’ll learn how to establish the 25 qualities of the high-trust classroom. All change begins with self-awareness, and this book will help you identify the things that you can do personally and professionally to build trust and engage the learner. You’ll learn how to:
- Manage your emotions to promote a calm, safe, and welcoming classroom environment;
- Plan effective lessons by setting measurable goals for your students and helping them achieve to their fullest potential;
- Communicate clearly with your students to build trust and convey expectations with a positive attitude;
- Become an inspirational and motivating figure in your students’ lives;
- And much, much more!
This updated edition includes a new section on scoreboarding – visually tracking daily or weekly progress to help drive personal and professional growth – as well as a section on getting students to take ownership of their learning. Whether you are a new or veteran teacher, this book will help you develop a personal growth plan to create a classroom in which all students feel valued, motivated, and inspired.
Table of Contents
Meet the Author
Getting the Most from This Book
What’s New in This Edition
Chapter 1: The High-Trust Classroom
Chapter 2: Your Roadmap to Developing a High-Trust Classroom
Chapter 3: The 5 Levels and 25 Qualities of the High-Trust Classroom
Level 1: Personal Alignment
Level 2: Professional Alignment
Level 3: Operations
Level 4: Inviting Classroom Culture
Level 5: Winning Student Trust
Chapter 4: Conclusion
Note to Administrators
Lonnie Moore is a former award-winning middle school and high school math teacher. Lonnie now works with Franklin Covey as a training consultant.