EducationWorld is pleased to present this professional development resource shared by Dr. Jane Bluestein, an expert in relationship-building, positive school climate and effective instruction.
Use Dr. Bluestein's Is Your School and Emotionally Safe Place? survey to evaluate the degree to which your school is committed to promoting students' social and emotional well-being. This tool, which can be a great staff conversation starter, includes the following sections:
Consider how your school measures up in each area, in terms of its philosophy or vision, as well as the degree to which the behaviors described in each survey item regularly occur in actual practice. You can rate each item for an individual classroom, or according to your perception of the school environment as a whole.
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