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Starting Each Class With a Warm Welcome

A good welcoming activity is also a proactive classroom management strategy—it builds community in the classroom, establishes a sense of shared values, and makes everyone feel included.

July 30, 2021

Learn more about these strategies from the SEL 3 Signature Practices Playbook, published in 2019 by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

Other research cited in the video includes the following:

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