Improving Classroom Meeting Facilitation Skills
As teachers and students get more comfortable with class meetings, they can be conducted in 10-15 minutes. Class meetings can be conducted any day of the week, anytime of the day that makes sense. Few tools have the flexibility and potential that Class Meetings have for creating Peaceable Classrooms.
Educators for Social Responsibility offers a useful listing of the many different ways you can use Class Meetings, extending the ideas we have reviewed here.
You can also take a look at some other ideas submitted by teachers at this site.
That concludes this brief lesson on using Class Meetings to improve the classroom climate and manage conflict effectively. Thanks for taking the time to explore this important and useful topic.
This lesson was based on a handout developed in 2002 by Michele Murphy, Cleveland, Ohio 44116, with further web enhanced added by Bill Warters in 2007.