Category Archive for Student relationships

For Teachers: 5 Resources for a Tragic Moment

by | 5.26.22

We’ve gathered a handful of resources that may support your teaching in the days ahead – but first, we want to remind you that just your presence makes such a difference for your students, especially now. We hope that even as you work to take care of your students, you will take care of yourself too.

Shifting the Focus From Grades to Growth

by | 9.16.21

Last school year, I had a student who told me near the end of the semester, “I think I have a C.” I could see in her work that she was earning a high B or even an A. I asked why she thought she had a C, and she said, “Well, I’m just a C student in English. That’s what I always get.”

Empowering Students Means Affirming Every Voice – and Every Body

by | 4.23.21

As an educator, I care about empowering and inspiring for every single one of my students. In my teaching journey, I’ve learned a lot about using student voice and choice to promote student participation, justice and inclusion. These strategies and the role of social justice in my teacher training has influenced these values.

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