Above is a quote that you have probably heard many times before, but have you ever really thought about it?
Have you ever applied it to your daily life? Your family members? Your work colleagues? Your students?
Do you make your students (although this could be applied to anyone in your life) feel:
This list could go on forever and each item means something different to each individual. They don’t necessarily require grand gestures, it could simply be getting to know a student and asking them about a sick pet, greeting the students with a warm ‘good morning’, complimenting them on their hard work, having a go or for a kind gesture you witnessed them perform, laughing with them or giving them a genuine smile.
Truly think about it – how do you make your students feel?