Promoting a Positive Climate
Watch as the frontline staff promote a positive emotional and physical space as they prepare students to explore STEM activities.
What is the staff member doing? Why would that be important in creating a safe space? (Pause at 0:40)
What do the youth say here? How does the facilitator respond? In what way does that promote a positive climate? (Listen at 1:03)
What happens here that creates a warm, comfortable, safe atmosphere for the youth? (Watch at 1:35)
What does the facilitator do here that encourages students individuality and supports different perspectives? (Listen at 1:52)
What are other strategies you could use in your program to create a safe, positive climate? Which of the strategies shown in the video could you use?