Check out Student Voices: What Makes a Great Teacher?

Ten Pieces of Advice from Students for Teachers taken from NWP:

1. Be pushy.

2. Make the lesson relevant to our lives.

3. Be relatable, but please don't say: "It's time to dip, y'all!"

4. Teach us with words, sights, and sounds.

5. Be consistent and firm.

6. Believe in us.

7. Explain, explain, explain.

8. Use our time wisely.

9. Have clear objectives, clearly communicated.

10. Be a good example.

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