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Title: About School and Classroom Climate (Info Resource)

Description: Climate is a key concept in planning to enhance the quality of school life, teaching, learning, and support. School and classroom climate sometimes are referred to as the learning environment or the supportive learning environment, as well as by terms such as atmosphere, ambience, ecology, milieu, conditions for learning. (Note: Sometimes the terms climate and culture are used interchangeably, but the concepts are not the same.)

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/schoolclassroomclimate.pdf  45kb; 3pp