Supportive Teammate AssignmentHome / Academic Wellbeing Practices / Description: In 2.00b and 21W.035, Jared Berezin assigned one student each week to send out a message offering support to their teammates. Steps: Include a description of the assignment in your syllabus and introduce the assignment in class. Here is an example from the 2.00b website. Share appreciation with students who have participated. Ensure that students are told to refer students of concern to a support resource. Rationale: Incorporating this assignment into the course shows that giving and receiving support are valued by the instructors and useful in the field. Students gain confidence and competence communicating support to their peers. Students experience a greater sense of connectedness and compassion with their classmates, and perceive a more supportive classroom environment. Read the mixed methods study of the intervention.