Creating a Caring Community

Learn how teachers can create a caring classroom community. Discover ways to model and promote positive social behaviors in the classroom.

Supporting Materials

Tips for Teachers [PDF, 242KB]

Tips for Teachers: Dual Language Learners [PDF, 575KB]

Tips for Families: How Does Your Child Feel? [PDF, 290KB]

Tips for Families: A Caring Community [PDF, 329KB]

Activities with Families: Fun with Families [PDF, 296KB]

Activities with Families: Let Children's Photos Tell a Story [PDF, 463KB]

Tools for Supervisors [PDF, 256KB]

Helpful Resources [PDF, 81KB]

Materials for Trainers

Presentation [PPTX, 152MB]

Presenter Notes [PDF, 1.6MB]

Learning Activity: Community Reflection [PDF, 72KB]

Learning Activity: Opportunities to Enhance Community [PDF, 136KB]

Supplemental Video [PPTX, 130MB]

Supplemental Videos: Dual Language Learners [PPTX, 129MB]

To view these materials without Internet access, download Creating a Caring Community 15-minute In-service Suite [ZIP, 672MB]. Please ensure your computer meets the minimum system requirements before downloading.

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Topic:Teaching Practices

Keywords:Teacher-child interaction

Resource Type: Video

National Centers: Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Program Option: Center-Based

Age Group: Preschoolers

Last Updated: June 6, 2018