Ministry of Education, Guyana

Teachers are constantly trying to improve their relationship with their students. It is difficult to create a relationship relaxed enough so the students feel comfortable approaching their teacher while retaining a level of respect for them. Teachers who find a balance between the two connect with students and still remain in control of the classroom.

Monday, 02 November 2015 09:01

How to Build Relationships in the Classroom

Building relationships in the classroom is an essential part of any instructor's career. Having healthy teacher-to-student and student-to-student relationships is an effective way to help prevent academic failure, social conflict and quarrelsome behavior. For students to learn in an effective manner they need to feel comfortable, loved and accepted in their learning environment. Multiple strategies are available that can be used to achieve healthy long-lasting relationships in the classroom setting.

Monday, 02 November 2015 08:58

Types of Communication in a Classroom

Classroom communication exists in three categories: verbal, nonverbal and written. Verbal communication means anything that a teacher or student speaks aloud. Nonverbal communication refers to body language that people express. Written communication is writing directed at a specific audience, such as report card comments or student assignments. Teachers and students interact with one another in many different contexts, and use all three of these types of communication.

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