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Chapter 3: Teacher Skills Needed to Develop a Relationship-Driven Classroom
Certain skills are fundamental to the success of using relationships in the classroom. They are much the same skills fundamental to successful relationships in general, and this list is by no means exhaustive. Rather, of all available social skills, the following are the ones we find crucial in order to create the strong and healthy bonds necessary for effectively using relationships as a medium of behavioral change.
The key quality of self-awareness is the ability to step back from one's emotions and cognitive activity sufficiently to be able to discern what one is feeling and thinking. The other key quality is to have a reasonable understanding of why one does the ...