Posted on June 10, 2009 at 8:54am
As a middle school teacher, if I have learned anything about being an effective teacher, I have learned it's all about connection
. Not connection with 'the class' because there's no such thing as 'the class'. The connection(s) you must cultivate are those between you and each and every student.
Students will largely forget what you say to them but they will never forget how you made them feel. Connection offers the opportunity for you to build… Continue