Mar 22

Interactive Learning Games for Building Student-Teacher Relationships

Research shows the importance of student-teacher relationships, including increasing student engagement, motivation, test scores, and GPAs while decreasing absenteeism, dropout rates, and discipline issues. In his research on types of teacher-student relationships, principal and education author Dr. Don Parker contends that while building relationships with your students is essential and... read more →
Mar 15
Mar 14
Mar 03

Building Positive Parent-Teacher Relationships for Better Student Outcomes

The quality of student-teacher relationships plays a pivotal role in the effectiveness of student learning. And part of building relationships with students should include building positive parent-teacher relationships. This post explores the importance of healthy relationships between teachers and parents, as well as strategies educators can use throughout the school... read more →
Mar 02
Feb 07
Feb 01

How to Build Relationships with Students Virtually

Teachers’ relationships with students within a virtual learning environment can be as impactful as those inside a physical classroom. When learning remotely, students may even have a greater need for healthy social interactions and social-emotional support. Developing positive teacher-student relationships not only encourages children to engage and get the most... read more →
Jan 26
Jan 24

Teaching and Engagement Strategies for Students with Disabilities

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 7.2 million students—approximately 15 percent of all public school learners—received special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during the 2020–21 academic year. While learning disabilities interfere with the ability to progress academically, genetic or neurobiological factors that slightly... read more →
Jan 16