Candor & Directness
Engagement & Participation
Expectations (e.g. what students expect of the teacher and vice versa)
Individualism / Collectivism
Language (e.g. a culture of using academic language, formal language, informal language or slang)
Mediocrity (e.g. saying what you think the teacher wants to hear as opposed to what you think)
Openness to Challenging Ideas
Sense of Ownership (e.g. rules set by the students that are followed according to an honor system)
Sense of Purpose
Social Conflict / Bullying
Tolerance for Disagreement
Willingness to Share Brave Ideas
Classroom Management vs Classroom CultureClassroom management is direction and control of a classroom by a teacher. Classroom culture are the persistent social realities that emerge in a classroom such as norms and habits. For example, a rule is classroom management and a pervasive group tendency to observe or rebel against that rule is classroom culture.
|Overview: Classroom Culture|
The persistent social behaviors, norms and expectations that emerge in a classroom.