Nurturing a Culture of Caring in the Classroom
Learning in a classroom setting is one common experience that most children have in our society, and teachers have a tremendous opportunity to model caring behaviors for students to emulate. Our presenter Dr. Qvarnstrom conducted a survey of more than 100 teachers, and she will discuss the positive student behaviors most commonly identified by those teachers for promoting a culture of caring.
Participants in this webinar will learn
• The top positive student behaviors identified by teachers in the survey
• Strategies for promoting positive behaviors in the classroom
• Integration of literature to promote positive behaviors
• Integration of simulations to promote positive behaviors
• References for building a culture of caring in the classroom
Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom
Assistant VP for Institutional Effectiveness
Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom became a faculty member in the Education Department at Sul Ross State University in 2012, and she is currently an Associate Professor. In 2015, she was selected to be the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness. Prior to Sul Ross State University, Dr. Qvarnstrom served as a public school teacher, school principal, and director of curriculum and assessment in school districts in Oregon, California, and Delaware , as well as curriculum coordinator in the San Diego County Office of Education. She earned her BS from Iowa State University, her MA from California State University, and her EdD from the University of the Pacific. Dr. Qvarnstrom’s scholarship interests are in school climate, student teacher preparation, and assessment.