By Betsy Burrows
Everyday Education 

Relationships, Relevance, And Rigor At Rise & Shine


The Literacy and Digital Enrichment Program, funded by a grant from the United Way, was created as a collaborative project between Brevard College and Rise & Shine. (Courtesy photo)

What makes a good teacher? What do good teachers do to create strong learning environments? These are the questions my students and I ask ourselves daily as we research and observe school systems, participate in teaching practicums, and reflect about our readings and experiences.

In our exploration, my students and I keep returning to the three R's, and they are not the three R's of yesterday (reading, writing and arithmetic) in which the subject matter being taught holds the greatest significance for learning. Instead, the three R's that really seem to provide for strong teaching and...

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