NCTE. (2018, September 20). Suggestions for Building Classroom Community. Retrieved September 4, 2019.

Building classroom community is a priority for many teachers at the beginning of the year. Fostering relationships with students is one of the best ways to do this. To help give inspiration on this topic, teachers were asked during our August to share an activity that they do at the beginning of the year to build classroom community. Here is a small sampling on common themes to inspire you as you head back to school.

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