Why Teacher-Student Relationships Matter
New findings shed light on best approaches
By Sarah D. Sparks, published in EducationWeek
Students spend more than 1,000 hours with their teacher in a typical school year. That’s enough time to build a relationship that could ignite a student’s lifetime love of learning—and it’s enough time for the dynamic to go totally off the rails.
Education watchers have long known that the relationship with a teacher can be critically important . . . Read More