Connecting techniques

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How do we stay connected with our students when it feels like we aren’t?  I tend to prefer face-to-face encounters with people because I feel more connected, so this transition has been a growth opportunity. I got to thinking about how my students might feel about trying to learn in isolation. Here are some of […]

Our students notice

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Do you ever wonder if your efforts on behalf of students get noticed?  I asked several students to respond to the prompt, “When you stop to notice, what do you appreciate about your teachers?”  Here’s what they said: “Teachers work really hard to plan lessons and grade papers, and they do it all without complaining.  […]