4 Ways to Nurture Your Teacher-Student Relationships

Bridget GenglerBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Recognition Matters: To ensure students feel valued, learn and use their names correctly from day one. Names are an important part of their identity. Warm Welcomes: Greet students at the door with personalized gestures, like high fives or hugs, setting a positive tone and reinforcing that they are loved. Encourage Expression: Create opportunities for students to share their voices … Read More

The Special One

Teach Better TeamBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We can’t reach the mind before we touch the heart.  Focus on relationship building while still holding high expectations for students. It’s important to make each student feel special. The Favorite My grandma is 98 years old. She has 6 children, 7 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Of her grandchildren, I am her only granddaughter, automatically making me the favorite. … Read More

Episode 7: Grace Swagger with Eric Lillis

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

Eric Lillis leads from his heart and truly cares about everyone he serves. You’ll hear that very clearly in this podcast. You’ll also learn a term that was new to me, grace swagger. It’s worth tuning in to find out more. That, plus your #PepTalk and more on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES