Blog posts from Research for Better Teaching

Give students the gift of believing in themselves

Give the gift of inspiring all students to believe in themselves.  Read Jon Saphier's article, How to Inspire All Student to Believe in Themselves, to learn how.

"For students to accept this message, they need to hear that we as their educators believe in their capacity. Students need to hear these messages at every turn:

What we’re doing is important! 

You can do it! 

I’m not going to give up on you!"