Listening with intent to understand my students' feelings and needs in order to meet academic goals.
Hey guys! I know how you feel about knowing your reading results, but we need to do something about it? Right? What is something that we, including Mr. Nicho, can do to improve it?
Hi, Mr. Nicho. We were thinking... one thing that we can do to help us with reading is to READ, right! So can we come to the library, read books and have discussion circles? Also, how about having a Reading Club? Will you sponsor it?
Most definitely! Love your idea! So let's write a student agreement, invitations, and set dates! Will you help me with that? We could also invite some authors to come to our school... and....
Mom... guess what? I love how Mr. Nicho handles when we get low scores on tests. He listens to us, understands how we feel, and helps see it as an opportunity for growth.