Students Care About Caring Teachers

 

If you detach yourselves emotionally from your students, like some experts maintain, you cannot expect to have your students’ respect.

Above is the touching tribute that a terminally ill teacher received before his untimely death. Such a tribute could never have occurred if the teacher had distanced himself emotionally from his students.

It is our duty to care about our students. Not in an inappropriate way of course, but rather in a manner which shows them that we care more about their future and wellbeing than a standardised test score or even a quiet classroom.

 

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One Response to “Students Care About Caring Teachers”

  1. English Expressions Says:

    Very true! When I think back to all the teachers I connected with the most, they were the kind that let their students into their personal life. There are always boundaries, but how can we expect our students to feel comfortable around us if they don’t even know us?

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