198: Establishing a Positive Culture

It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in a classroom or school building. Sometimes the negativity can spread like wild fire and deteriorate a class or school culture. Tune in to hear how to initiate a positive culture, rebuild a culture when it’s broken, and turn around a negative culture. Not only will teachers learn tips for the classroom and teacher leaders for the school, but a secret trick is shared for how to maintain a positive culture once it is established.


  • A positive culture is something that can feel like takes FOREVER to establish and can go away almost immediately
  • Establishing a positive culture is a long game strategy, not a quick fix
  • You aren’t above them, you are them.
  • Students don’t expect perfection in the classroom, but they expect you to have their backs and to never give up on them.
  • You are leaders in your classroom and school building for a reason, but it doesn’t mean you don’t have room to grow

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