Bourdo, C. (2019, February 11). The Biggest Lesson of My First Year Teaching. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

Forming relationships with students should be teachers’ top priority, writes Cindy Bourdo, a fifth-grade English-language arts teacher in Wisconsin. In this blog post, Bourdo describes what she learned by observing other educators as a first-year teacher, and now as a veteran educator, she offers how she makes time to cultivate those relationships.

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