Full course description
An educator's ability to connect with students is essential, but how do you break down barriers in a distance or hybrid learning environment? This training course provides strategies for cultivating authentic and impactful relationships with students regardless of instructional modality. Structured with ideas to build and enhance community year-round, the course offers the pedagogical foundations of relationship-building in education as well as direct-to-classroom activities you can apply from Day 1. Additionally, this course provides an overview of differences between authentic and aesthetic care, modeling openness to encourage community, and strategically employing team-building activities to promote classroom engagement.