What teachers do to nurture healthy bonds with students, while maintaining high academic standards and high expectations for student achievement, is the concern of this book. Basing her work on a study of teachers and students, and illustrating the book with examples, Judith A Deiro describes six strategies that teachers can use to encourage strong bonds that do t require the teacher to become a counsellor or parent. She also discusses personal and professional resources of support for caring teachers.
Judy Deiro, Ph.D., has been a full-time faculty member at Western Washington University since Fall, 1997. In her 40+year career, she has worked as a teacher, counselor, and education consultant. Some