‘Building Relationships With Students is the Most Important Thing a Teacher can do’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Timothy Hilton, Valerie Ruckes, David Bosso, Jenny Edwards, Pamela Broussard, Kara Pranikoff, Patty McGee, and Jonathan Eckert share their thoughts on the importance of building relationships with students – and how to do it.

Here are some excerpts: