In this article an educator shares a simple practice to build relationships with students. The author describes the use of a 5 x 5 assessment to think deliberately about all students and make time to engage them in conversations on topics important to their lives. Improving relationships can contribute to a safe and engaging classroom culture as well as spark ideas to help keep lessons relevant and engaging.
This practice only takes 25 minutes a day and can be tried out right away by teachers of any grade or subject.
Source Organization: Edutopia