Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Do you feed students? Do you let them have class outside or in a lounge area instead of a classroom? Why? For me, I feed them sometimes . . . and not just the day that I hand out evaluations (actually, I avoid doing it that day!). They seem touched by the gesture if it's a day they're stressed out and appreciative if they're simply hungry.
This article explores some of the reasons behind offering food and holding class in nontraditional settings: