Respectful interactions are the building blocks of a positive learning community. Respectful interactions build trust with students and provide a safe environment for risk-taking. Educators who nurture positive relationships in the classroom teach students valuable skills for creating, maintaining, and repairing relationships. This Quick Coaching guide offers strategies for improving our own teacher language and ideas for teaching students to talk and listen respectfully. A multifaceted tool for ongoing, embedded professional development, Quick Coaching Guides encapsulate a specific topic through the Responsive Classroom lens and offer educators unique tools for reflection, learning, and planning for change.