Supporting Students with Building a Classroom Community

Focus Area: Social-Emotional Learning


Phase: Targeted Support

Available Now


How can teachers build a learning community, instead of just managing a classroom? By building relationships, students will feel more comfortable seeking support, collaborating, and taking ownership of learning. In this virtual workshop, participants will gain the tools and knowledge they need to incorporate social-emotional learning into their classroom, allowing them to create a thriving class community.


This session is designed for teachers beginning their journey in SEL or those that are looking to take their understanding to the next level are recommended to take this virtual experience that has strategies leading to implementing next steps.


  • 2 hours
  • Participants will need a computer with a camera, microphone and motivation


I strengthen classroom community by supporting strong peer-to-peer and teacher-student relationships.

Learning Experience

  • Define the social-emotional learning (SEL) core competencies
  • Explore strategies like the “5-Whys” protocol
  • Build and get peer feedback on their plan to create a thriving class community