Summary: This article shares the reflections of a second-year teacher on her change of heart in how she managed her classroom. Instead of using an approach characterized by strict rules enforcement, she adopted an approach based on compassion and caring for her students.
Source: Andrea Marshbank, Edutopia, September 19, 2017
“By itself, compassion is an important life skill. As a part of classroom management, compassion can enhance the effectiveness of any strategies you would normally put in place. Compassion gives students an opportunity to trust your choices and have faith in the requests you make of them.”
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