Why it’s Important to Build Positive Relationships With Students is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

It’s Part One in a seven-part series on building positive relationships with students, and is kicked-off with responses from Adeyemi Stembridge, Candace Hines, Jacki Glasper, Mary Beth Nicklaus, Valentina Gonzalez, and Julie Jee.

Here are some excerpts: