GE Tenet and Key Ideas

G.E. Tenet and Key Ideas on Respect

Climate of Mutual Respect - Rensis Likert

Learners are empowered to take risks necessary for growth when they are in a learning environment where mutual respect is evident. In the ideal situation, learners are valued, their ideas are considered, and their mistakes are seen as opportunities for correction and reflection. Additionally, there is courteous regard for one another, and time is structured to allow all learners to process and produce ideas and opinions.

Developing Respect for Learners:

MUTUAL RESPECT is a simple concept.  It means treating others with courtesy and thoughtfulness.  Mutual respect will build a strong community and set an example for others to follow.  Mutual respect is a hinge upon which classroom management can move smoothly.