Positive relationships between students and teachers solve both discipline and instructional challenges while making the classroom experience even more rewarding for everyone. Kiera Vargas gives concrete methods on how to form positive relationships with students.
A passionate lawyer, librarian, and educator, Kiera Vargas works to ensure more students from diverse backgrounds have the tools and opportunities to conquer their dreams. In addition to focusing on nurturing to understand the student as a being, Kiera also incorporates a model that encompasses an interactive approach to instruction. This not only improves students’ literary engagement, but also encourages students to read more and actually become lovers of reading. She credits listening to her students makes her a better teacher. She employs empathy to make the content of the books applicable to present day issues.
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