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Connecting with Kids: The Importance of Building Relationships

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Are you looking for some great ways to connect with your students? Most of us know that students perform better and try harder when they perceive a connection with their teachers, but what are some things we can do to help establish those meaningful relationships? Whether it's at the beginning of new academic year or partway through it, it's never too late to revamp how you build relationships with your students. Join Chrissy Romano-Arrabito as she explains the importance of establishing these relationships and shares 5 tips to get you started.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Classroom Management, Diversity & SEL, Learning Theories & Strategies
Tags: behavior, caring, classroom management, connections, empathy, rapport, relationships

Reviews (60)

Full Member
Wow what a focus for me
Great tips to connect with students!
Thanks for all the tips.
Full Member
Its true, very important have a good relationship with students. Good explanation.
Thank You!
Full Member
Thanks for your expertise on this topic! Relationship building is huge in education and life!
They need to FEEL you to HEAR you! YESSSSS
Full Member
Building positive relationships with students is very important. Learning and behavior is enhanced with establishing positive relationships.
Full Member
Great ideas and information, plus resources. Two thumbs way way up on this one.
Full Member
Awesome! Thank you for sharing with us!
Full Member
These are all really great ideas especially the interactive journal!
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