5 ways to make that first week sparkle in higher education

Hi all,

I wanted to share with you some ways I use the first day of class to build relationships with students. Relationship building between students and between students and me, the instructor. Just so you know, I teach an 8:00 am class with mostly freshmen when they come to class they may already be overwhelmed and I try to make the first day a day to get to know each other.

Below are 5 ways that I do that: