Relationships and learning
Date posted: October 31, 2013
The relationship between teachers and students has an impact on the learning that happens. Here are a few resources that talk about it.
This TED talk by Rita Pierson on relationships in education talks about teaching school children, but much of what she says applies to any teaching situation.
Kate Nonesuch shares her thoughts on the role of relationships in the adult literacy classroom in her blog, Working in Adult Literacy.
A new book in the library, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: practical strategies for raising achievement by Eric Jensen, points to relationships as one of the critical factors in engaging students. Despite the title, this book presents strategies for engaging all students.
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