You are on page 1of 2

Resources

www.edutopia.org

Environmental changes

Academic changes

www.character.org

Social changes

www.education.cu-portland.edu

Environmental changes

Academic changes

www.edweek.org

It can be difficult and expensive


to find a way that all students
will be comfortable, but it is truly
worth it if students can be
happy to go to school and
learn.

Social changes

Creating a
Comfortable
School

Changes that can be made to create a better school


Academic Changes

Find what teaching style


students prefer.

Demonstrator or Coach
methods use a number of
formats to teach: lectures,
presentations and

Change hard chairs and

cleaner systems that filter air.

Keep classrooms and hall


ways clean and free of
distractions.

students to learn - a place


free from bullying and

Let students give their input

harassment.

on how lessons are taught


and what they think might
help them better understand
what they are learning.

Create a socially and


emotionally safe place for

interest

Update air conditioning


systems with new and

the teacher.

dents personalities and

wider counterparts.

Find ways to help students


bond with one another and

Hybrid or Blended methods


combine the teacher and stu-

small desks with softer and

demonstrations.

Environmental Changes

Social Changes

Teachers and administrators


can help students feel secure
with the trials that they have
in other aspects of their lives.
This can build a relationship
of trust, support, and
comfort.