Teachers' relationships with their students are crucial to student engagement and wellbeing, and provide teachers with many of the rewards of the profession.
This book provides a range of aspects to consider and strategies to use to create relationships with students that are
- productive – supporting student learning
- professional – understanding the role of the teacher and its boundaries
- protective – keeping students safe and safeguarding teacher reputation
- interpersonal – conveying a warm, respectful regard between two people.
In Relation to Your Students supports reflection and journal writing for classroom professionals.
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FOR AUSTRALIAN TEACHERS
Addresses the Australian Teacher Standards:
1 - Know students and how they learn;
4.4 Maintain student safety;
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice;
7.1 Meet professional ethics and responsibilities.
A Teachers Relationship with students
About this book – structures for reflection and learning
Productive – enabling student learning
Professional Boundaries - scope of practice and confidentiality
Protective - communication (including location and community) and touch
Interpersonal - getting to know your students and respect (unconditional and personal respect, trust, assumptions)
First of a planned series
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