Summary: This article reports on a project at Butler University where bus drivers were trained on how to form positive relationships with students during their rides to and from school and how to teach them ways to cope with stressful situations at home or during the school day.
Source: Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, October 10, 2017
“Bus drivers are often the first and last representation of school that students see each day. The school bus ride is not just a form of transportation to a place of learning: It is a social-emotional learning environment of its own. That environment, whether positive or negative, sets the tone for learning throughout the day and affects a student’s perception of education.”
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