Attachment-Based Teaching: Creating A Tribal Classroom (The Norton Series On The Social Neuroscience Of Education)
Attachment-Based Teaching: Creating a Tribal Classroom (The Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education)
Teaching teachers the importance of social connection in the classroom.Human brains are social, and a student's ability to learn is deeply influenced by the quality of his or her attachment to teachers and peers. Secure attachment relationships not only ensure our overall well-being, but also optimize learning by enhancing motivation, regulating anxiety, and triggering neuroplasticity. This book presents a classroom model of secure attachment, exploring how teacher-student rapport is central to creating supportive, "tribal" classrooms and school communities.
“Having completed my masters thesis on attachment and emotional regulation, I can say that I have never read such a compelling argument for paying attention to how kids feel ― and how it, in turn, affects learning. . . . His writing is not just comprehensive and clear, but also directly applicable. For teachers of any kind, this is a powerful book.” (PsychCentral)
“[E]ducators from a variety of disciplines and levels can reap beneficial ideas from this text. . . . [T]he book gives some excellent examples of teachers using tribal-building approaches successfully . . . . These and the author’s...