Start connecting with students outside of class to provide access to additional support
Connecting with students outside of class signals to students that teachers are available and invested in their success. Setting times when students can access teachers for help removes a barrier to asking for help when students need it.
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.