Category Archive for Student relationships

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.

What Can I Still Learn About My Students?

by | 11.23.19

I was working with a Spanish-speaking student, and I thought I was saying his name correctly. But a quick look he gave me during an activity made me pause and think, ‘Is he reacting to how I’m pronouncing his name?’