Student Engagement

Improving Relationships in The Classroom Today to Build a Stronger Student Tomorrow (I2105-17)

Creating and maintaining relationships play a part in almost every aspect of every day. Whether it is interacting with a cashier at the store or a member of your family, it is considered a relationship at some level. To some, relationship building and maintaining come naturally, while for others, relationship maintenance can be viewed as a task filled with difficulty and stress. This micro-course is designed to provide tools and information to help you as a teacher develop a student’s skillsets that are needed for building and maintaining relationships throughout their lives.

Course Author: Troy Eppley

  • The importance of relationships in every aspect of your life
  • Welcome
  • The Power of Relationships
  • Effective Relationship Skills
  • Two Key Ingredients
  • Key ingredient # 1: Interpersonal Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Defining Interpersonal Skills Through Your Teaching
  • What Can I Do?
  • Key Ingredient #2: Personal Qualities
  • Personal Qualities
  • Different Techniques for Different People
  • Building Relationships as an Introvert (audio only)
  • Wrap-Up
  • Resource: Effective Relationships Lesson Plan Checklist
  • Take Action
  • Extensions
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever