☰ Sidebar
Voting period for this idea type has passed


The New Climate Crisis Is in Our Schools

It’s time to get serious about school climate.

We most often associate it with behavior or safety, but school climate impacts a range of outcomes, from student motivation to academic performance to teacher turnover.

So how can educators create a school climate that’s electric?

This session offers perspectives on why school climate warrants our attention, strategies for improving it, and ideas for measuring something that seems impossible to measure.

Share this idea

Related Media


  1. Understand the far-reaching implications of a negative school climate.
  2. Learn how schools can leverage digital platforms that promote motivation and engagement to transform their school climate.
  3. Understand the challenges of measuring school climate and strategies for overcoming those challenges.



Devin Young, Co-founder and President, Classcraft

Meta Information:

Show me another idea

Add Comments

comments powered by Disqus

SXSW reserves the right to restrict access to or availability of comments related to PanelPicker proposals that it considers objectionable.