Mary Morrison is a personal development teacher at Southeast Junior High for 7th and 8th grade students. Southeast Junior High is part of the Iowa City Community School District in Iowa City, Iowa.
Deposits in the bank
Making connections and building relationships with students is a critical component of teaching. As George Corous stated in the Innovator's Mindset, "Innovation will never happen in education if we do not first focus on relationships."
Deposits in the Bank
Tips for adding Deposits
Thoughts to Ponder
1) Growth Mindset-What are some ways you can observe other colleagues teaching? Could you do a learning walk? Could you watch a video of them teaching? Teaching is an art and taking the time to observe our colleagues is a great way to push our life long learning.
2) Power of Relationships: What might be some ways you can continue to build the relationships you have with your students?
Share your relationship building strategies
1) What is your favorite strategy you have used to build relationships with your students?
2) We plan to highlight some of your favorite strategies on future episodes.
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