Amy Mercer

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Linking Relationships to Retention | Origin: EL201 | New comment by Amy Mercer

It is important to check in with students and make sure the understand what is expected of them. You need to be available for questions. 

ED 205 | New comment by Amy Mercer

I use humor in teaching. I will try to pronounce the word in their language so they can see it is ok to pronounce something wrong. Also, I try to understand the word in their language translated...

Emotions | New comment by Amy Mercer

I have the same problem. My facial expressions have gotten me in trouble since I was little. I am trying to work on it.

Empathy | New comment by Amy Mercer

Understanding and relating to students and their problems, helps to start the connection process with your students. It lets them know you are on their side.

Retention | New 2comment by Amy Mercer

Very good. I learned a lot.

Silent student | New comment by Amy Mercer

Try saying hello and asking how they are doing on a regular basis to get them out of their shell.

Center of attention | New comment by Amy Mercer

Every class has that one student who wants to be the center of attention. Put them in charge of something so they feel important, hand out papers, etc.

Course objectives | New comment by Amy Mercer

It is important for students to know where they should be at the end of the course.