Read Oh No, You Didn't Say That! by Michael Dorer, found on pages 10-12 in the Tomorrow's Child magazine.
Answer the discussion questions below and share any insights or questions you may have had while reading. Once other parents have had an opportunity to respond, reply to at least two posts to continue the discussion.
- This article did not directly state how these examples translate into your homes but they do! Choose three of the seven sections and give examples of how you could use these in home situations.
- Think about the weekly goal setting sheets that come home and the conversations that happen regarding this sheet. How can you rephrase your sentences to encourage intrinsic motivation? Think of ways to redirect our conversations to ensure your child is learning because they love to learn, rather than working because we adults want them to.