Teachers Focus on Building Student Relationships

Helping teachers focus on building student relationships was a special emphasis in the Bakersfield City School District.  Getting to know their students and enabling kids to learn from someone they like and trust is the focus of the initiative hoping to stimulate...

Students Teaching Students

It’s a basic idea, students teaching students to help reinforce skills and also to develop new ways to learn.  After all, students have been helping other students in classes for as long as there has been school. The concept was simply to formalize the process...

5 Easy Ways To Connect With Students

In theory and rhetoric, the notion that teachers must build relationships with students is logical and well accepted. In my work in schools, I rarely, if ever, hear practitioners contest the idea that relationship building is a critical aspect to their success with...