As teachers, we all recognize that creating connections with students is essential. There is no teaching without cultivating a relationship between the student and the teacher. In this week’s episode, Beth Parrino, Hahnville High School’s current teacher of the year, reminds us that sometimes in creating those relationships, teachers teach life’s most important lesson, “you can do hard things.” She also emphasizes that cultivating the relationship means preparing learners for life after high school.
What are some ways you stay motivated to “do hard things?”
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Check out other pieces from this Tutu Tuesdays Series:
- Creating Purpose as a Teacher – Find Joy
- Finding Your Why as a Teacher – Making Connections
- Make Room for Student Strengths
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