Entry 2: Building a Learning Community

Entry 2 measures your description and analysis of the learning environment established in your classroom. Entry 2 gives you an opportunity to show in what ways your knowledge and skills pertain to:

  • classroom management (Criterion 1c)
  • cultural sensitivity/competence with students and families (Criterion 1e)
  • the involvement of parents/guardians and other community members in student* learning (Criterion 1g)

For this entry, you will describe and analyze your practice and your students will analyze and reflect on their learning, their relationships and the classroom environment.

Before responding to this entry, read all associated materials to gain a thorough understanding of the elements of the entry. These include:


* “Student” is defined as P-12 students and does not include adults/teachers.