Concurrent Session #8 (Monday, July 21, 2014)
Whole Student / Evaluation
This session will focus on how students understand the role of relationship in their school eperience. How do relationships inluence the way a student thinks about school? How do relationships inluence what a student aspires to be? These questions were addesssed in a three-part interview series with GEAR UP middle school students. Come to discuss research findings and how they might affect the way you think about and interact with middle school students as they develop in an academic setting.
Kathleen Hill, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Nevada, Reno/Nevada State GEAR UP, Reno, NV; Janet Usinger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Reno/Nevada State GEAR UP, Reno, NV