Building Personal Relationships (WCPSS)
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Decades of research have shown a strong association between student-teacher relationships and student retention, achievement and aspirations. Simply put, students do better in school if they know their teacher cares.
Laura Cochrane, a sixth-grade science teacher at Mills Park Middle School, remains constantly aware of the importance of strong relationships with students. This video shows how Ms. Cochrane intentionally works on building strong relationships with students.