Positive Professional Relationships

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When reflecting over how I have created positive professional relationships with my students throughout these last two years of teaching, has truly allowed me to see what great bonds I have been able to create in such a short time with all of my students. Living in a rural farm community, in which I grew up for most of my life, allowed me to easily form positive relations with my students because I knew most of them as children. As a younger teacher I have had to explain to students that I am a friendly person and teacher but I am not your friend. This surprised a few students but they understood my reasoning that I am their teacher and they are to respect me in that way rather than as a friend.
One way that I have been able to really connect

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