Building TrustPosted on August 11, 2014 by Jane S. Webster“The dog ate my homework.” Sigh.We have all heard it before in one form or another. It’s hard to know when students are being truthful. In the past, we may have tried keeping track of excuses, checking to make sure the printers actually worked, and calling the coach to make sure they had a game.In the end, we might give them the benefit of the doubt because it is less trouble. But what we might not be realizing is that we might be actually harming our students when we don’t trust them. Today, let’s consider why it is so important to build trust between teachers and students….