Build Relationships: Teach More Than 'Just Math '

classroom culture

Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element A: Teachers foster a predictable learning environment characterized by acceptable student behavior and efficient use of time in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers.

(video, 1:26) In this video, a teacher demonstrates how small rituals can have a positive impact on relationships with students.