Cool Teacher Greets Each Student With a Personalized Handshake

StoryfulPublished: May 29, 20174 views
Published: May 29, 2017

Most teachers just greet their students with a regular “Hello.” But Barry White Jr, a fifth-grade teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina, is not most teachers. He’s worked out a personalized handshake for each of his students.

White Jr said he started doing handshakes to build meaningful relationships with his students. He told Storyful: “A critical component of teaching is the relationship piece. I want my students to be excited to come to school and more so my class. I have seen the impact something so small has on them and the joy it brings them.”

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