Teacher-Student Connection

Multiple real-life examples underscore the importance of 
 teacher-student relationships in motivating students to excel. 
Connection Academy links to studies that reinforce this idea.

“Having a positive relationship with a teacher can impact how well a student learns. Studies have shown that a strong teacher-student relationship leads to higher academic engagement, higher grades, and fewer disruptive behaviors. In contrast, students who have a negative relationship with their teacher can feel stressed, and it could lead to poor academic performance and negatively impact a student’s social and emotional development.”

“The more self-motivated a student is as they learn to read, the better prepared they’ll be to reach their potential. One of the best ways to encourage this is by building meaningful teacher-student relationships.”

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