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:
- 2019 paper on the science of learning and development, by Linda Darling-Hammond et al.
- 2014 meta-analysis of mindfulness practices in schools, by Charlotte Zenner, Solveig Herrnleben-Kurz, and Harald Walach
- 2018 study on greeting students at the door, by Clayton R. Cook et al.