The Thriving Classroom: Building Belonging

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Belonging is foundational to a safe and effective learning environment. This 2-part series explores the theory and practice of how educators can be intentional about incorporating strategies to build belonging into their classrooms all year.


Included Sessions

This session explores what it means to belong and provides techniques and activities for creating safe space and facilitating connections within a group. Participants will experience the concepts firsthand as they participate in an intentional progression of Outward Bound activities that promote belonging.

This follow-up to Facilitating Belonging: Exploring the Power of Connection prompts participants to look more deeply at how they can help their students develop a sense of belonging.  Drawing from participant’s personal experiences, research, and Outward Bound methodology, this session prepares educators to take a comprehensive approach to belonging in their classrooms.