Our Classroom Agreements

Tribe of 2015-2016

1. We agree to have a positive learning environment.

  • Volume control (quiet when others are thinking)
  • Calm and peaceful (Think "quiet meadow.")
  • Safe (No put downs; body to self)
  • Be coaches, not critics!

2. We value learning.

  • Respecting think time
  • Work time alone
  • Work time together (partners & tribes)
  • Brain breaks
  • Accepting help and requesting help from the teachers and students

3. We value friendship.

  • Encouraging our classmates to take risks in their learning.
  • Show listening behavior (eye-contact, hand signals, turn taking)
  • Play! Laugh! Be silly!