Praise vs. Encouragement Copy

A child needs encouragement like a plant needs water. It is essential to healthy growth and development. Rudolf Dreikurs Encouragement teaches kids self-reliance and a growth mindset. Praise fosters dependence on others, a fixed mindset and can turn teens into “approval junkies.”  Praise: “You’re such a good kid.” Encouragement:  “I really appreciate your help.” Praise: “I’m so proud of you. Here’s $5.”Encouragement: “You worked hard. You must be so proud of yourself.” en·cour·age·ment noun 1. to inspire with courage2. the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope. “thank you for all your support and encouragement praise noun 1. to express favorable judgment of2. to glorify, especially by attribution of perfection3. an expression of approval 

September 27, 2020
September 27, 2020