After a few weeks of class, open dialogue with students about additional supports they need
Demonstrating opennness and receptivity to student concerns and maintaining an open channel of communication for students to voice their struggles and needs will enable them to find and use the right supports, persist, and gain confidence in their ability to meet challenges.
We suggest implementing these strategies:
Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year
Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.
Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.