Before students can begin to feel confident that they are capable of meeting our expectations, they have to be clear about just what those expectations are. Here are three ways to make sure your students can aim for a bullseye, every time!
By building relationships with our students, not only do we gain the opportunity to talk to them explicitly about the strengths we see in them, but we are also implicitly communicating that we believe they are worth getting to know, and you never know how much that might mean to a student.
In order for students to feel confident, they first have to know that the classroom is a safe place. These six strategies will help you cultivate a warm and welcoming classroom environment.
Our students are more anxious than ever, but fortunately, there are some concrete things that we, as educators, can do to help them feel more confident in the classroom. This post is the first of a series presenting techniques for boosting student confidence. By the end of the series, you’ll have twenty different strategies you can implement to help your students feel more confident!