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Fostering Positive Relationships Strategies for establishing positive teacher-student relationships Correcting and disciplining students for inappropriate behaviors is a necessary and important part of every teacher's job. However, it doesn't have to be a negative part of your job. In fact, you can build positive relationships when you correct students (Boynton, M & Boynton, C., 2005). Another way to communicate positive expectations to students is by directly telling them they can do well. When you tell your students, you have confidence that they can handle a difficult assignment or improve their behavior, you impart a very powerful message. Students often will work hard and behave appropriately to prove that your confidence in them is justified. (Boynton, M & Boynton, C., 2005) Strategies for creating positive peer relationships You can focus on teaching and modeling social and emotional learning strategies that encourage reflection and self-awareness. Encourage students to consider how individual actions and words have consequences. Through various modeling opportunities, assist in developing students’ ability to take different perspectives and viewpoints. Teach students to think through situations
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