Give 3 pieces of specific praise, then encouragement for the next step.

I’ve mentioned before my loathing of the ‘good!’, ‘good job!’, ‘well done!’, ‘awesome!’ style of praise of students, which is usually linked to an obsessive need to describe in detail any misdeeds which occur. I’ve also mentioned my belief in differentiating praise, so that you are praising a student for something which they normally have […]