Praise Effort, Not Traits

Provide positive reinforcement for specific actions, instead of stable traits. Example: “I like how you tried _____________ and then thought of other ways to answer the... View Article

Honor Process Improvements

Positively reinforce productive approaches to learning. Example: “I notice that you are thinking deeply about______________. That kind of thinking is going to help you improve... View Article

Learning Agendas

Present learning agendas so students know what is next. Example: Learning Agendas support Executive Functioning and can be provided for... View Article