Teaching Strategies: Build Solid Relationships with Students

If you use teaching strategies that to build solid relationships with your students, studies have shown that their academic and social lives will be affected positively. Indeed, using teaching strategies to bond with kids could ensure that they will be academically and socially successful the rest of their lives.
With that in mind, today on TeacHHUb.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned elementary school educator based on the East Coast, takes a look at some teaching strategies you can use to build those student-educator relationships. Janelle’s ideas include:
  • Show Students That You Are Interested in Their Lives
  • Let Students Get to Know You Better
  • Let Your Guard Down
  • And More!

Janelle sums up her article thusly: “These tips will help you solidify a positive relationship with your students. Show them respect, take an avid interest in each one of them, and let them get to know you as well. Acknowledge their efforts and try to have some fun.”
Do you have any teaching strategies that helped you build a solid relationship with your students? Please share your tips and suggestions in the comment section, we would love to hear what you have to say.
Teaching Strategies to Bring About Kindness
We published another twofer on TeachHUB.com today, the second article being how you can teach and bring about kindness in the classroom.
Guest contributor Jessica Thiefels notes some teaching strategies you can use to help your students learn empathy, respect, kindness, and more.
Jessica’s ideas include:
  • Teach Effective Listening
  • Prioritize Service Projects
  • Join the Be Kind People Project
  • And More!