Praise – The Power of language - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Praise – The Power of language

In this episode we cover:

  • Learn the difference between praising talent and praising a specific behaviour or skill.
  • Use strength based language. Tell your tamaiti what to do in a positive and uplifting way.
  • Broad statements like “well done, you’re such a natural” can make them believe they do not need to try or put effort in.
  • Praise specific skills like – Not giving up, positive attitudes and hard work.