19 student and staff behaviors
Our analysis revealed 19 student and staff behaviors that are most likely to contribute to a positive school culture.
They are, in no particular order:
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Showing pride in school
Taking pride in one’s work
Using time wisely
Love of learning
Making good choices
Using appropriate communication
Making an insightful comment
Going above and beyond
Tom Hierck is the author of Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environment in Your Classroom. Kent Peterson is professor emeritus in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.