This is a link to a youtube video titled “The Art of Happiness Through Positive Education” it explores an Australian school that was set up to focus on positive support and emotions for it’s students. It’s an interesting look at a very directed approach towards student teacher relationships.
This is an article about working with stubborn students in art education, it has some great tips and advice on how to help support and motivate students in the art classroom. It focuses on how teachers can help students by being empathetic toward them in an art classroom.
This is a blog dedicated to managing the art classroom, it has a lot of information available on how to build meaningful relations with students in art. I’ve linked to an article on the blog about student motivation in art education.