As educators, it is important that we take the time to get to know our students. Discovering what students are capable of and how they feel about things is the first step in nurturing learning. Helping them develop their social–emotional skills sets the scene for academic growth and achievement. Relationships Make the Difference provides the scaffolding that teachers need to establish strong relationships with their students.
This timely book focuses on those important social skills students need to succeed in school and life. It shows teachers how to create classrooms that promote:
Relationships Make the Difference offers effective tools and strategies for getting to know students better and opening emotional doors for them. Throughout the book, teachers will find numerous examples of caring classroom communities that are based on strong relationships with and among students, parents, school administrators and support specialists.