For decades, educators have trusted CLASS to improve the quality of interactions that matter the most for children’s development and learning. Now, after conducting a thorough review and hearing input from the field, CLASS is getting even better. Upcoming changes protect the core concepts, keep the focus on interactions, and allow the power of interactions to have greater reach.
Over the last several years, we heard that systems like CLASS don’t always represent every educator, every classroom, or every interaction as effectively or equitably as they should. CLASS 2nd Edition is changing that.
CLASS 2nd Edition has intentional enhancements to:
CLASS 2nd Edition includes a new measure of quality, CLASS® Environment, that is designed to help educators learn how to best structure and leverage the learning environment to support and increase meaningful interactions.
CLASS® Environment supports educators as they:
Enhancements and new updates to CLASS 2nd Edition help ensure the collection and sharing of more specific and actionable guidance to help educators focus and improve on key elements of their practice.
CLASS 2nd Edition offers new enhancements that: