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Creating a sense of belonging in your classroom (Teaching Tip)

Can you think of a recent time when you felt like you truly belonged? That your presence was necessary and that you felt seen, valued, and appreciated? A sense of belonging is a universal characteristic and a basic human need (Maslow, 1962). In his terrific book College student’s sense of belonging: A key to educational … Continue reading Creating a sense of belonging in your classroom (Teaching Tip)

Wendy Wintersteen, President

President Wintersteen is fantastic at making people feel valued and cared for in every interaction. Her genuine curiosity and enthusiasm for the students she engages with, and all that they do, is much appreciated.

Vinay Dayal, Aerospace Engineering

Thank you for everything you taught me for the past semesters. I am glad that I got the opportunity to be your TA for the course “Advanced Flight Structures”. You were so warm and kind. Thank you for being the most incredible teacher/ adviser/ mentor and motivator.

Victoria Francois, Human Development and Family Studies

Thank you for your enthusiasm, creativity, and time commitment to the HDFS learning community students. Your thoughtful and caring manner as you provide guidance and direction for the students is very much appreciated. Have a great holiday season and thanks for the opportunity to work with you! Pat, Raquel, Michale