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Responsive Classroom now meets the needs of learners from kindergarten to eighth grade!

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What Is Responsive Classroom?

Greater teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and improved school climate.

Responsive Classroom is a research-based approach to K-8 teaching that focuses on the strong link between academic success and social-emotional learning (SEL). We believe that a high-quality education for every child is built on the foundation of a safe and joyful learning community. We provide professional development for elementary and middle schools worldwide.

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Responding to Defiance in the Moment

Children who defy us often get to the core of our fears as teachers. They make us question our abilities and provoke feelings of insignificance. But when we rise above our own feelings and find developmentally appropriate ways to respond to these students, we offer them a path to success and a model of how to get along in the world.

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Responding to Defiance in the Moment

Responsive Classroom for Middle School

Responsive Classroom now meets the needs of learners from kindergarten to eighth grade!

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Become a Responsive Classroom Certified Teacher

Join a vibrant community of teachers committed to professional development and the belief that a high-quality education for every child is built on the foundation of a safe and joyful learning community.

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