Challenges that work on the Learning Environments Competency:
The teacher promotes and creates the kind of spaces to use, their conditions and the way in which students position themselves in them.
The kind of spaces to use, their conditions, and the way students position themselves in them, is determined depending on the learning objectives and content and the needs of the educational process.
Learning Environment Challenge.
This challenge will allow you to develop the skill of applying organisational structures and dynamics for peer-to-peer interaction, which facilitate awareness, management and reflection on emotions to promote educational communication that enables the creation of a safe and trusted environment for students’ effective participation and involvement in classroom decision-making.
This challenge comprises three skills:
1. PEER LEARNING
The objective of this skill is to promote peer learning through stable (fixed) or flexible cooperative teams, the designation of student “tutors” who specifically support one or more students during a certain time, and other classroom organisation strategies based on peer support.
2. EMOTIONAL SAFETY FOR LEARNING
This skills aims for teachers to be able to establish interpersonal relationships where students need to manage their emotions, designing and doing exercises and reflections that promote awareness of their own emotions, as well as activities that promote awareness of the influence of their own emotions on others.
3. PARTICIPATION AND COMMUNICATION CHANNELS IN THE CLASSROOM
Through the knowledge covered in this skill, the teacher will be able to generate and have more suitable communication channels for students’ participation in the classroom.