Beyond Engagement; Professional Development
-Build foundational relationship elements using Student Bio Tool
-Perceive the whole student, avoiding biases or assumptions from student behavioral patterns influence motivation or patience to connect with them.
-Encourage students to be more engaged listeners by recognizing signals we send to students that impact giving and receiving communication
-Demonstrate accountability and vulnerability to establish mutual respect through empathy, credibility, responsibility, and honesty
-Communicate pet peeves, flaws and vulnerabilities so students can see the human and relatable side of teachers
-Initiate, provide and receive feedback on academic problems, social/peer related issues and advocating for your needs
-Expand participation in the classroom
-Connect and relate to students
-Utilizing mindfulness strategies to increase awareness and change habits
-Utilize student’s passions and activities to form connections of relevancy in their school work and ignite enthusiasm from students.