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These emotions boost student engagement

One of my favourite teachers was Mrs. Hoffman. She was my high school science teacher. I remember her not just because how hard her class was (it was!) or how much I learned (a lot), but I remember her because of how she made me feel. In her classroom I felt safe, supported, positive and [...]

By |2018-05-21T18:02:21+00:00May 10th, 2018|classroom|0 Comments

What to do when friendship dramas interrupt student engagement

I can’t believe I never thought of this before. Until this interview I never considered the importance of this topic! As a former high school teacher, looking back, friendship issues often disrupted student learning and engagement.   But I never directly addressed it. After speaking to Dana Kerford- Founder UR STrong, I want to turn back [...]

By |2018-04-30T11:10:26+00:00April 30th, 2018|Students|2 Comments