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Respecting the Dignity of Words

Students as Partners, S18TLCSP5

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.

This article by Rosalind Wiseman discusses how we might consider the definition of respect in relation to dignity to guide our interactions with students.