The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching is comprised of a set of well-designed practices intended to create safe, joyful, and engaging classroom and school communities. The emphasis is on helping students develop their academic, social, and emotional skills in a learning environment that is developmentally responsive to their strengths and needs.

second grade Espiritu student holding up a photo of a monster he has drawn during class
third grade

All K-5 Classroom Teachers Have Completed The Elementary Responsive Classroom Course And All Middle School Teachers Have Completed The Middle School Course