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Wednesday July 17, 2024 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
In our technology-rich classrooms, strong relationships are the key to unlocking student potential. This session is designed for educators who want to foster respectful, supportive connections with their students. Strong relationships lead to increased student engagement because students who feel connected to their teachers are more likely to be motivated and participate actively in class. These positive relationships lead to an improved classroom climate as strong relationships create a safe and positive learning environment where students feel comfortable taking risks and asking questions. Positive relationships can help students develop self-confidence, resilience, and a sense of belonging therefore enhancing student well-being. Additionally, when students have strong connections to their teachers they tend to achieve higher grades and test scores and greater academic achievement. Join us in discovering practical strategies for building trust, fostering open communication, and creating a classroom culture where every student can thrive!
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Jen Foster

Sr. Program Coordinator, eMINTS National Center
Jen Foster has been harnessing the power of technology to support instruction for more than 20 years. Over the last 12 years, Jen has provided professional development to a wide variety of educators, school administrators, instructional coaches, etc. to enhance and grow their tech... Read More →
Wednesday July 17, 2024 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
Room 96
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