Powell, S. D. (n.d.). Relationships Matter: Transformation Through Wayside Teaching.

There’s no getting around it—we teach who we are. By our presence in a classroom, it is inevitable that students learn about us. We teach who we are, so who we are matters.Who we are becomes evident through our relationships with students. Wayside teaching—making the most of sometimes seemingly inconsequential connections with kids—is one way of optimizing our influence as teachers.Wayside teaching is all about relationships.

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