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Starting the School Year - Community Building

Starting the School Year - Community Building

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Here are three resources to help the year start off right:

  1. Scavenger Hunt Activity for Community Building in your classroom:
  2. Icebreaker Ideas and Activities: and
  3. Community Building:

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Jess Henze's picture

This book as a ton of activities to help build different levels of community within a classroom. Laurie S. Frank is a phenomenal person and built the Stress Challenge program in the Madison Metropolitan School District in Wisconsin.

Link to the google page:

Rachel Pickett's picture
Rachel Pickett
10th grade Social Studies

I have a cool 'getting to know you' survey -- it's the first thing I give to students (I got it from someone on Edutopia, too!), and helps me get to know their interests, activities, and much more. If you send me your email I'll send it to you.

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