19 student and staff behaviors

By: | May 18, 2018

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

Collaboration

Kindness

Taking pride in one’s work

Leadership

Helping others

Using time wisely

Being prepared

Love of learning

Making good choices

Active listening

Cooperation

Using appropriate communication

Caring

Self-reliance

Perseverance/resilience

Making an insightful comment

Organization

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.