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Caring About Students Matters

Caring About Students Matters | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Good teachers care about their students. We all know that, but sometimes over the course of a long semester, it’s easy to forget just how important it is to show our students we care about them.
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It seems so simple-but research study after study confirms-if you show you care about your students-students respond!

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The 5 Caring Qualities of a Mindful Teacher

The 5 Caring Qualities of a Mindful Teacher | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"Are you feeling caught up in the stress of your classroom? It’s really not a nice feeling. Author Daniel Rechtschaffen believes that mindfulness is the key to transforming this negativity.

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Excellent reminders of what is important about being a teacher. I feel fortunate to be around so many instructors who care deeply about their students learning and success... 

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 13, 2015 9:30 PM

The first one is key. Robert Greenleaf pointed out compassion and passion come from the same etymology which has to do with suffering. The prefix com- means to do so together.

 

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