“Relationship” has become quite the buzzword in education in recent years. There is a relatively widely held belief that relationships must come before everything else. That the primary objective of the teacher is to develop relationships before they can expect learning to happen. This belief suggests that relationship are key not only to effective learningContinue reading “It’s time to be honest about relationships…“
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Conformity or Respect?
I recently had a conversation with some teachers about rules in the classroom. I started by asking them what rules they would establish in their classrooms, and I gave them some time in groups to write up their lists before comparing and discussing and narrowing them down to a single list that all groups agreedContinue reading “Conformity or Respect?”