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Principle 2

The 6 Principles Series: Principle 2

This module will deepen your understanding of Principle 2 and strengthen your ability to apply its related practices.

Principle 2. Create conditions for language learning.

Teachers create a classroom culture that will ensure that students feel comfortable in the class. They make decisions regarding the physical environment, the materials, and the social integration of students to promote language learning.

  • Practice 2a. Teachers promote an emotionally positive and organized classroom with attention to reducing student anxiety and developing trust.

  • Practice 2b. Teachers demonstrate expectations of success for all learners.

  • Practice 2c. Teachers plan instruction to enhance and support student motivation for language learning.

After completing the Principle 2 module, you will be able to:

  • Describe methods for creating and sustaining a classroom environment that supports all learners.
  • Employ specific techniques for building trust with your students.
  • Explain how to communicate expectations of success in ways that empower your learners.
  • Identify and use instructional strategies that increase your students’ motivation and engagement in language learning.

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