Q&A Collections: Relationships in Schools
During the summer, I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past nine years. You can see all those collections from the first eight years here.
Here are the ones I've posted so far:
Today's theme is on Relationships in Schools. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of the posts:
Teachers describe some of the funniest moments in their classrooms over the years, and in some instances, how those moments improved classroom relationships.
This eight-part series on teacher/student relationships is wrapped up today by Tara Brown, Dr. Donna Wilson, Dr. Marcus Conyers, Jennifer Cleary, Stuart Ablon, Alisha Pollastri, Eileen Depka, and Richard Gerver. I've also included responses from readers.
In this series' next-to-last post, Julia Thompson, Dr. Mara Lee Grayson, Dr. Kris Felicello, Jennifer Lasater, Kristina DeMoss, Cindy Terebush, and Tamara Fyke write their responses to the question of how teachers can strengthen relationships with students.
Sanée Bell, Martha Caldwell, Oman Frame, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, Sarah Thomas, Debbie Zacarian, Judie Haynes, Madeline Whitaker Good, Dr. Barbara R. Blackburn, and Akira M. LeBlanc talk about teacher/student relationships.
Jana Echevarria, Dr. Beth Gotcher, Joe Mullikin, Denise Fawcett Facey, Rachelle Dene Poth, Chris Hull, Douglas Reeves, and Melissa Jackson share their thoughts on teachers' strengthening relationships with students.
Lisa Westman, Kevin Parr, Dr. Cynthia "Mama J" Johnson, Ryan Huels, Catherine Beck, Dr. Sheila M. Wilson, Ed.D., and Steve Constantino provide commentaries on the topic of teachers' positive relationships with students.
Debbie Silver, Nedra Robinson, Tamera Musiowsky, John Seborowski, Bryan Christopher, Becca Leech, Kelly Wickham Hurst, and Diane Mora contribute their ideas on positive relationships between teachers and students.
Timothy Hilton, Valerie Ruckes, David Bosso, Jenny Edwards, Pamela Broussard, Kara Pranikoff, Patty McGee, and Jonathan Eckert share their thoughts on the importance of building relationships with students—and how to do it.
Part One in a seven-part series on building positive relationships with students is kicked off with responses from Adeyemi Stembridge, Candace Hines, Jacki Glasper, Mary Beth Nicklaus, Valentina Gonzalez, and Julie Jee.
Karen Baptiste, Gianna Cassetta, Harry Wong, Rosemary Wong, and Julia Thompson share their classroom-management recommendations.
Sean McComb, P.J. Caposey, Cindi Rigsbee, A. William Place, Jennifer Fredricks, and several readers share their thoughts on the role of "care" in the age of standards.
Educators Andre Perry, Sara Ahmed, Kristine Mraz, Sean Slade, and Mai Xi Lee provide responses to the question: "How does caring relate to our current focus on standards in education?"
Several exceptional educators have contributed to this column, including Mary Tedrow, Stephen Lazar, Larry Swartz, Dr. Sherrel Bergmann, and Dr. Judith Brough. In addition, I've included responses from readers.
Eric Jensen, Jason Flom, and PJ Caposey provide guest responses.
This post includes responses from Julie Hartline, the 2009 National Counselor of the Year; and educator/authors Trish Hatch, Dr. Sherrel Bergmann, and Dr. Judith Brough. In addition, I've included comments from readers.
This column features suggestions from three exceptional educators on how to solidify the teacher/counselor partnership: Dean Vogel, counselor, teacher, and president of the California Teachers Association (I am a proud member of CTA); Leticia Gallardo, who works at the school where I teach and who is the most amazing counselor I've ever seen; and Mindy Willard, the 2013 National Counselor of the Year.
Author/educators Bill Ferriter and Parry Graham provide guest responses to this tricky question.
Educators Bud Hunt and Ernie Rambo take on an issue that always seems to be in the news.
Jose Vilson and I give our observations on the topic.
Well-known author-educator Rick Wormeli contributes his thoughts.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!