Re: 3 solutions for school game???/jan

Eric Crump (wleric@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 12:23:58 -0500

On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, Darlene Sybert wrote:
> I believe this would be as difficult to achieve at the Freshmen level
> as "parent as friend" is with young children. Not that you can't have an
> amicable and caring relationship in both cases, but I believe both groups
> need the security that some-one whose been there and knows is going to
> help them get all these scary things sorted out... and if this
> person of experience feels confidence in them, they begin to feel confident
> also...

I believe you've just described 'teachers as colleague' better than I
could. Difficult to achieve? maybe. I'd rather think of it as
challenging. And very worth the effort.