School and Classroom Environment → Proactive Behavior Support

Co-Creating Classroom Norms & Expectations with Students

Course Description: In this course, participants will learn tangible strategies to introduce and engage students in the co-creation of classroom expectations and norms. Participants will examine the difference, and benefits, of establishing both rules and norms. Learn strategies for including student voice and consider elements that contribute to a positive and supportive classroom climate. This is intended to be a general course, helpful for all grade levels.

Course Objectives:
*Discuss differences between climate, rules, and norms
*Learn why it is important to engage student voice in co-creating classroom rules
*Review some tangible strategies and ways to engage student voice in co-creating classroom norms & rules

Audience: Teachers K-12
Presenter(s): Aleece Behr and Christopher Karle

CTLEs Needed?: Yes CTLE Hours: 1.0

  • Module 1: Co-Creating Classroom Norms & Rules (36mins)
  • Watch: What's the Difference Between Rules and Norms? (17mins)
  • Watch: Every Opportunity (4mins)
  • Watch: Reflection & Including Student Voice (9mins)
  • Watch: Creating Class Norms: Management In the Active Classroom (2mins)
  • Respond: Reflect & Share Discussion Thread
  • Module 2: Strategies to Co-Create Classroom Norms & Rules (24mins)
  • Watch: Strategies to Engage Students in Creating Classroom Rules (20 mins)
  • Respond: Reflect & Share Discussion Thread
  • Course Completion
  • Thank You!
  • Course Evaluation and Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever