The intent of this qualitative pilot study is to gain insight into the perceptions of middle school teachers’ on students’ interpersonal relationships in school post-COVID 19, remote learning. The study focuses on whether their students’ interpersonal relationship skills were strengthened or weakened upon returning from remote learning at home to the classroom. Three types of data collected were semi-structured interviews, one focus group, and.anonymous written artifacts from the seventh grade students. The outcomes and discoveries of this study reveal that teachers’ perceptions and implementation of support strategies could play an important role for strengthening students’ interpersonal relationships within the classroom learning environment.
Ph.D. Student, Education - Curriculum and Teaching, St. John's University, New York, United States
ADOLESCENT STUDENTS, COVID-19, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS, MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS, POST-REMOTE LEARNING