How good are the relationships that you have with your colleagues? According to the Gallup Organization, people who have a best friend at work are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs. Gallup found that people who simply had a good friend in the workplace are more likely to be satisfied.
The Effects of Teacher-Student Relationships: Aligned with attachment theory Ainsworth, ; Bowlby,positive teacher-student relationships enable students to feel safe and secure in their learning environments and provide scaffolding for important social and academic skills Baker et al.
Teachers who support students in the learning environment can positively impact their social and academic outcomes, which is important for the long-term trajectory of school and eventually employment Baker et al. However, little is known about the effects of teacher-student relationships on high school students.
Academic Outcomes Although many studies focus on the importance of early teacher-student relationships, some studies have found that teacher-student relationships are important in transition years; the years when students transition from elementary to middle school or middle to high school Alexander et al.
Studies of math competence in students transitioning from elementary to middle school have found that students who move from having positive relationships with teachers at the end of elementary school to less positive relationships with teachers in middle school significantly decreased in math skills Midgley et al.
For students who are considered at high risk for dropping out of high school, math achievement is significantly impacted by the perception of having a caring teacher Midgley et al. Furthermore, students who went from low teacher closeness to high teacher closeness significantly increased in math skills over the transition year, from elementary to middle school Midgley et al.
These studies show that relationships with teachers in the later years of schooling can still significantly impact the academic achievement trajectories of students Midgley et al. Such research shows that positive teacher-student relationships can improve academic skills in students as early as middle school and as late as high school Midgley et al.
Students who perceive that their teachers have high expectations of their academic achievement are more motivated to try to meet those expectations and perform better academically than their peers who perceive low expectations from their teachers Muller et al.
Furthermore, teacher-student relationships have an impact on the academic self-esteem of students Ryan et al. High-poverty students often have low academic self-esteem and low confidence in their academic and vocational futures Wentzel, Thus, positive relationships with teachers are important in supporting higher levels of self-esteem, higher academic self-efficacy, and more confidence in future employment outcomes Ryan et al.
In addition to academic achievement, positive teacher-student relationships provide important social outcomes for students. Social Outcomes Although there is more research regarding the academic effects of positive teacher-student relationships for older students, there are notable social outcomes as well.
Teachers are an important source of social capital for students Muller, Social capital in a classroom setting is defined as caring teacher-student relationships where students feel that they are both cared for and expected to succeed Muller, Social capital from positive teacher-student relationships can manifest itself in many different ways.
Further, teacher-student relationships can impact peer relationships in schools. Teacher-student relationships can have a significant effect on the peer acceptance of students. Conflicting interactions between teachers and students may convey a lack of acceptance, causing other students to also reject the student involved in the conflict with the teacher Hughes et al.Building relationships is important in coaching This is an excerpt from Focused for Soccer, Second Edition by Bill Beswick.
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