21 Tips For Teachers To Foster A Connection With A Child

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21 TIPS FOR TEACHERS TO FOSTER A CONNECTION WITH A CHILD

According to the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning, there are at least 21 ways to foster a connection with a child. These are:

  1. Ask questions.
  2. Give warm greetings and good-byes.
  3. Laugh together.
  4. Play.
  5. Listen.
  6. Validate feelings.
  7. Encourage effort.
  8. Give affection.
  9. Share in activities.
  10. Provide support.
  11. Remember what a child tells you.
  12. Let the child take the lead.
  13. Encourage friendships.
  14. Share personal stories.
  15. Create special handshakes.
  16. Listen to a child’s favorite music.
  17. Incorporate the child’s interest.
  18. Get on the floor.
  19. Give classroom jobs.
  20. Maintain eye contact.
  21. Call home for GOOD behavior.

Read further 50 WAYS TO ENCOURAGE A CHILD

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