Posted by Melvenia on .
Why is building student-teacher rapport critical to establishing and maintaining a productive classroom environment? How does communication with students impact successful implementation of classroom rules and procedures? What communication skills and methods will you use to establish a rapport with students?
If you plan to be a teacher or a paraprofessional teacher, it's important that you answer this in your own words. We'll be glad to comment on your answer.
Note the last question asks what methods and skills YOU will use.
In any relationship, developing rapport increases cooperative interactions.
To begin, communication needs to be clear. See these articles:
I hope this helps to get you started. Thanks for asking.