Do you struggle to provide reinforcement when your child isn’t cooperating? Parents will often ask me why they should be “giving in” to certain behaviors. Check out this infographic highlighting the differences between the two.
Giving praise to kids is a key component of confidence building. Students that receive praise are more likely to develop a positive attitude towards learning (and education in general). What positive phrases do you say to your student? Comment below [finger pointing down emoji]
Jun 15, 2019 - Here's 55 positive things to say to your child to help them feel confident and loved! Words of encouragement like these build feeling of self worth. Positive things to say to kids boost self esteem and encourage a growth mindset.
Last year, my school invited Eduardo Briceño to talk to us about the importance of having a growth mindset, a concept from "The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success" and this book by Carol Dweck (affiliate link)! He basically asserts that there are two types of people: those who think intelligence and skills are fixed/unchanging and others who believe they are able to be developed/honed. In his speech and his book, he discusses one thing that we all (likely) have done: tell a student how…