REA 550 GCU Creating a Positive Learning Environment Essay

Benchmark - Creating a Positive Literacy Environment

Student motivation and engagement in learning literacy can be measured by taking a closer look at the literacy learning environment. Having a positive literacy environment allows students to feel safe and comfortable, therefore increasing learning.

Write a 1,250-1,500 word essay on positive literacy environments. You must provide information on how to effectively promote and implement a positive learning environment.

Address the following:

  • Explain the relationship between motivation and engagement in the literacy environment.
  • Describe how a collaborative process of implementing digital and print materials will engage and motivate students.
  • Demonstrate ways for teachers to integrate digital technologies in appropriate, safe, and effective ways and how you will assist them in these efforts.
  • Describe how literacy groupings create positive literacy environments that support individual and collaborative learning.
  • Provide 2-3 strategies for incorporating literacy into your grade level classroom and an explanation of how each promotes a positive literacy environment.
  • Identify the importance of routines when creating a positive literacy environment.
  • Explain how you will assist in and advocate for creating diverse classroom and school environments through culturally responsive literacy instruction rich in Christian worldviews.
  • Explain how you as the reading/literacy specialist will advocate for equity at school, district, and community levels to continue to promote student success.