chapter  2
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♦ Tips♦for♦Building♦Community♦in♦the♦Middle♦School♦Classroom♦

Therefore, we have to buy into their need for a clique, but just a little. Provide a place that is cool, but only if one is kind. Provide a place that is exciting, but only if one is inclusive. Provide a place that is fun, but only if one is appropriate. Provide a place that allows students to be the best of themselves, and you’ll never have to see the worst of each kid.