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Creating a positive feeling between you and your students is a very basic building block for successful teaching. With a good rapport, even the most difficult students will bend to your will. Without it, even good kids will act out and play up. So how does one go about creating rapport with students?
How to ensure you create a strong favourable first impression on that all-important first day in class? Here are some tips: