References: Building Trusting Relationships

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Cawthon, S. W. (2001). Teaching strategies in inclusive classrooms with deaf students. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 6(3), 212-225.

Darling-Hammond, L., Flook, L., Cook-Harvey, C., Barron, B., & Osher, D. (2019). Implications for educational practice of the science of learning and development. Applied Developmental Science, 1-44.

Davis, H. A. (2006). Exploring the contexts of relationship quality between middle school students and teachers. The Elementary School Journal, 106(3), 193-223.

Mayer, K. (2008). Associations between teacher-child relationships, child characteristics, and children's writing quality in kindergarten and first grade (Doctoral dissertation, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

Rimm-Kaufman, S., & Sandilos, L. (2011). Improving students' relationships with teachers to provide essential supports for learning. Retrieved from American Psychological Association website:

Stafford-Brizard, K. B. (2015). Building blocks for learning: A framework for comprehensive student development. Retrieved from Turnaround for Children website: