Stride's Student and School Culture Courses

School and classroom culture are important aspects for improving student performance.  Strategies to improve individual classroom and whole-school culture are provided to help you where you are within the school. When culture and strong instruction are matched together, the result is academic achievement.   

School Culture, Student Support


Instructor: Joel Medley

This half-hour course focuses only on this type of bullying as it is the fastest-growing bullying form. It clarifies the definition, explains reasons for cyberbullying, and looks at ways to help. At...

School Culture, Student Support

A Holistic Approach to Prevent Bullying

Instructor: Joel Medley

This one-hour course moves through bullying with a lens on the victim, bully, and bystanders. Statistics are provided to show a school’s responsibility before shifting to a clear definition and signs to...

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Classroom Culture 4: Positivity

Instructor: Joel Medley

This final, of a four-part series on classroom culture, looks at positivity. A positive classroom culture is a helpful and nurturing classroom culture. Five specific teacher strategies are shared that will bring...

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Classroom Culture 3: Presence

Instructor: Joel Medley

This third, of a four part series on classroom culture, looks at presence. A teacher’s classroom presence is based upon their philosophy and passion. this course shows an instructional flow that will...

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Classroom Culture 2: Passion

Instructor: Joel Medley

This second, of a four part series on classroom culture, looks at passion. Your passion and enthusiasm in the classroom is contagious. We will learn specific strategies for how to model passion...

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Classroom Culture 1: Purpose

Instructor: Joel Medley

This first, of a four part series on classroom culture, looks at purpose. Your teaching philosophy is the foundation for a good classroom culture. This course will guide you through writing (or...

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Reframing an Existing School’s Culture

Instructor: Joel Medley

Do you think that your school culture could be stronger? If so, then this course is for you. Follow the story of an experienced school leader and a new assistant principal who...

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SEL for Teachers

Clock Hours: 1.0

When we say SEL, the immediate thought is students; however, we need to ensure teachers are considered as well.

Student & School Culture Free Resources

ACT Card for Culture Improvement

from course: Reframing an Existing School’s Culture

The resource itself comes from a short-story about two school leaders facing the challenges of transforming school culture, and it can be used for either a classroom or the full school.

Student Goal Planner

A simple one-page document that can be used by students to create goals – both short and long term.

The Stride PD Center wants to save you time! We have curated a list of useful resources that we believe support your professional growth in this focused, learning topic. While we do not own this material, we have included it here so that the Stride PD Center can serve as your “one-stop shop” for continued learning!