Healthy Classroom Relationships Contribute to Higher Academic Achievement

“Building positive classroom relationships has a major impact on a student’s academic and behavioral success.  When students believe that their teacher values and respects them, they are more likely to value and respect the teacher.”  -Courtney Dealy, Boys Town National Training

Resources for Building a Healthy Classroom Culture

teacher-smart5 Strategies to Build A Healthy Classroom Culture. These simple tips will help improve your classroom culture.

Fostering Relationships in the Classroom. This post by Larry Ferlazzo, a veteran educator in underserved schools, shares 6 practical activities that you can incorporate this week.

The Key to Classroom Management. Robert J. Marzano lists the research-based strategies that build positive classroom relationships.

Motivation! Listen to Marcos Torres, a teacher at Corona High School in Corona, Calif. He shares his strategies for motivating students to more fully engage in the learning process.

Developing Relationships with Difficult students. Lori Rakes & Audra Parker of AMLE, share 4 keys to successfully building relationships, with your most challenging students.


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Walter Duncan is a 15-year veteran K-12 teacher. His experience has taught him that the most powerful data comes from frequent assessment for learning. He created Quick Key, it makes this process effortless in any classroom. click the button below for more information.