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Improve classroom climate with these strategies.
- Set a tone of inquiry and collaboration, and promote inclusive communication.
- Add wait time after asking a question. (Do not call on the first hand to go up.)
- Build collaboration with think-pair-share and study groups.
- Give questions in advance and allow students time to prepare responses.
- Offer values-affirmation assignments and wise criticism.
- Hold a growth mindset for all your students.