Campus and Classroom Bulletin Boards

As we walk through campuses the artistic bulletin boards never cease to amaze us. Teachers across AISD are using bulletin boards to showcase the learning in classes and the creativity of our students or, as anchors of support and of course a little advertising! Look at some of these boards that caught our eye and made it a little hard to walk through the hallways without getting completely distracted! Displays such as these take time and effort and reflect an attention to detail and tremendous pride in your students and school!

Ridgetop Elementary- Empathy Lesson Explained

Ridgetop Elementary Empathy Poem Examples

These thoughtful acrostic poems come from a 5th grade class at Ridgetop where teachers and students are seamlessly integrating SEL concepts with English Language Arts.

Peacemakers at Maplewood

Look at these Maplewood Peace Makers!  Teachers nominate students when they see them spreading the peace campus wide and using excellent SEL skills such as consideration, honesty, and/ or responsible decision making.

Blackshear 2nd grade ELA Intergration Bulletin Board

At Blackshear Elementary, 2nd grade students read “Miss Nelson is Missing” and integrated SEL skills into their sequencing work. Look at all of the feelings each character has!

Martin Teacher Door Sign

At Martin Middle School each teacher posts their favorite book and quote outside their classroom door. What a great start to building meaningful relationships by finding something in common with your teacher or just asking them about what they wrote!

Uphaus Student Emotion Examples

At one elementary school, this teacher had her superstar students create an anchor chart with feelings! Each student became an expert in acting out their feelings and are on their way to recognizing those emotions in their classmates using those facial cues!

Dawson I Show Compassion When

Dawson Elementary students wrote how they show compassion to one another on a hallway bulletin board. Students get an opportunity to add to the board and share their real life experiences!

Thanks to all of the amazing schools who shared with us.  Check out even more pictures of inspiring bulletin boards here or see below!

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“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”  -Aristotle

One response

  1. AWESOME! Thanks, Aleza, for sharing such wonderful examples of Austin’s student work (and teacher work) with Social and Emotional Learning!! No wonder I hear such remarkable things about AISD students and their teachers!! The are practicing effective social and emotional skills and becoming good learners and friends. I can’t wait to see some of these things in person when I visit Austin next week! Austin teachers and students are AWESOME!!

    Judy Nuss
    CASEL SEL Specialist Consultant

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