Short, easy steps teachers can take to build rapport by encouraging camaraderie, and using specific verbal and non-verbal cues.


This article encourages building rapport with students starting on the first day of class by providing quick and easy-to-implement steps. 

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3 min read

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Connection to Equity

Good rapport between instructor and students one of the most important factor in good classroom dynamics, which is an important prerequisite for an equitable learning enviroment.

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Building Rapport by Teaching and Learning Center, University of Nebraska