Summary: This article talks about the long lasting effects of positive language and support for student effort. The author suggests five ways that positive language can be used to empower students.
Source: Alissa Nucaro, Edutopia, October 2, 2017
“Using powerful and effective teacher language takes a lot of practice and awareness. Therefore, one of my goals each year is to ensure that my communication with students is encouraging and empowering, in order to guide them toward achieving their ultimate goals. I want them to learn how to make constructive choices by reflecting on past decisions.”
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