Fifth-graders offer advice for new teachers

04/8/2013 | TransformED

Having good relationships and rapport with students is essential to being a good teacher, according to Florida educator Megan Allen's fifth-grade students. Much of the students' advice, which Allen compiles in this blog post, warns against being "mean" or "boring" and encourages new teachers to be "kind, "fun" and not give too much homework. "I don't know what emphasis we give this in education and evaluation discussions regarding student impact, but I -- and obviously my students -- believe that rapport and relationship most certainly do matter," Allen writes.

View Full Article in:

TransformED

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Early Childhood Speech-Language Specialist
Hong Kong International School
Hong Kong