What teachers do to nurture healthy bonds with students, while maintaining high academic standards and high expectations for student achievement, is the concern of this book. Basing her work on a study of teachers and students, and illustrating the book with examples, Judith A Deiro describes six strategies that teachers can use to encourage strong bonds that do not require the teacher to become a counsellor or parent. She also discusses personal and professional resources of support for caring teachers.
Changing Role of the Teacher
Making Healthy Connections with Students
Communicating Caring to Students
How Caring Teachers Revitalize Themselves
Characteristics of Teachers Who Care
Supporting Teachers in the Workplace
Making Nurturing Teachers the Norm