Boost your child's motivation, self esteem and resilience

The secrets of effective praise
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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

This course is designed to help boost your child’s motivation, self-esteem and resilience through understanding the secrets of effective praise.

It is a must have course for parents, carers and teachers.

Most parents have no idea that by praising their child’s intelligence and ability can have a negative impact and their child can become overly focused on results and develop a fear of failure and as a result become de-motivated. 

This course will provide you with up to date information and strategies which will show you that there are more effective ways to praise. Learning the secrets of effective praise is a totally new and exciting way of seeing your child develop and it gives you a powerful tool which will enable you to motivate your child in so many ways.

This course will provide you with up to date information and strategies which I’ve collated throughout my 20 year career and show you that there are more effective ways to praise. I will guide you every step of the way and show you how you can implement these skills straight away so you will see results and feel satisfied seeing your child develop and achieve.

But this course offers so much more as it develops your understanding into the psychology of your child in order to bring out the best in them.

  • I have included simple and effective exercises for you to do
  • I have included links to online video clips which will provide you with even more information and inspiration

We all want the best for our child and knowing how to boost their motivation, resilience and self-esteem are the fundamental ingredients to achieve this.

So enroll today and learn the secrets of effective praise and boost your child’s motivation, resilience and self-esteem, I'm looking forward to meet you.

What are the requirements?

  • During each lecture make notes and reflect on the main points.
  • Complete the exercises and try out the suggested exercises on your child.
  • Start the course with an open mind and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing the things you’re doing well as well as learning new strategies and techniques to add to your existing good practice.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to praise your child so that they feel motivated.
  • What to say instead of ‘Well Done!’ to help build self esteem and resilience.
  • Understand the power of praise and how it can be harmful or motivating.
  • Practice effective ways to praise your child.
  • How to ask effective questions as an alternative to praise.
  • Recognise and understand your own blue print praise and mindset.
  • Learn how effective praise and improve your child’s behaviour.
  • Understand Professor Carol Dweck’s theory of mindsets and unpick how growth mindsets can increase achievement.
  • Learn how to develop a growth mindset through simple and doable steps.
  • Identify the areas that affect your child’s motivation.
  • Implement effective positive reinforcements for your child.

What is the target audience?

  • Parents, carers and grandparents
  • Teaching and non teaching staff

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Session 1: Introduction
Introduction & Welcome
Preview
01:58
Section 2: Session 2: The power of praise
Learn how praise is a powerful tool
Preview
04:51
Can praise be harmful to your child?
Preview
02:20
A study on praise and mindsets
01:09
Take the praise challenge
00:44
Section 3: Session 3: How to praise your child
Six ways to effective praise
03:20
When you praise your child what do you think they hear?
Preview
05:00
03:46

What is process praise and how to use it.

Rephrase Your Praise
04:26
Praise to achieve positive behaviour
02:44
What is descriptive praise and how to effectively use it?
00:25
The difference between praise and encouragement
03:29
Learn how to ask effective questions
01:41
Understand the ower of effective communication
01:26
Section 4: What is a mindset?
Understanding the growth and fixed mindset
04:22
Understanding the two different mindsets
02:48
Learn the characteristics of a growth and fixed mindset
Preview
01:36
10 questions

Can you identify the growth mindset characteristics from the fixed mindset characteristics? On a piece of paper number from 1 – 10 and next to each number write your answer GM for Growth Mindset or FM for Fixed Mindset

Learn about growth and fixed mindset statements
01:55
Understand the benefits of adopting more of a growth mindset
02:05
Watch a video on the power of belief
01:13
16 questions

Can you identify the growth mindset praise from the fixed mindset praise? 

Section 5: What's your mindset?
Test your mindset
02:20
Implement the 4 simple steps
00:21
STEP 1: Being aware
05:38
STEP 2: You have a choice
04:58
STEP 3: Answer with a growth mindset voice
06:18
STEP 4: Growth mindset action
03:54
Understand the 4 quadrants of growth mindset formation
03:54
Section 6: How you can develop a growth mindset
Learn how to develop a growth mindset
04:54
What you need to do to promote a growth mindset?
01:08
How to encourage your child with homework?
01:10
Practice making positive mistakes
03:28
Learn how to deliver powerful constructive feedback
04:02
What do you think when the going gets tough?
01:44
Can you solve this dilemma?
03:31
What we can learn from famous failures
02:31
Understand the power of YET through a Sesame Street video with Janelle Monae
01:17
Section 7: Learn how to develop your child's growth mindset
STEP 1: MODEL YOUR OWN GROWTH MINDSET
02:57
STEP 2: HELP YOUR CHILD DEVELOP AWARENESS
01:54
STEP 3: GROWTH MINDSET ACTION
05:17
Section 8: Closing Thoughts
Consider how you are learning
03:12
Resource Section
Article

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Instructor Biography

Nicola S Morgan, Education/Parenting Consultant, Author & Teacher

Nicola S Morgan is an international education/parenting consultant, author and teacher and has over twenty years experience working in a variety of early years, primary and secondary settings, including mainstream and special needs schools.

During this time she has developed a reputation for successfully managing the most challenging children as well as motivating and inspiring parents and staff to help implement change and ensure sustainability. Consequently, she now runs training courses for parents and schools and is often invited to speak at key conferences. Nicola is also an International Values Education (IVET) approved trainer and an NLP Master Practitioner. She is often on the radio and has published the following books and articles:

* The Family Values Scheme (Gillian Ellis and Nicola S.Morgan 2009)

* The 5 Step Behaviour Programme (Nicola S. Morgan and Gillian Ellis 2009)

* Quick, Easy and Effective Behaviour Management Ideas for the Classroom (Jessica Kingsley, 2009)

* Articles for the Times Education Supplement on secondary behaviour management

* A Kit Bag for Promoting Positive Behaviour in the Classroom (Jessica Kingsley, 2011)

* Tackling Behaviour in the Primary School (Routledge Publishers, 2012)

* Changing Behaviour Through Better Home-School Relationships (Routledge Publishers, 2012)

* Good Choice Teddy Handbook (Good Choice Teddy Ltd, 2012)

* Behaviour Management in Primary Schools: A Practical Handbook (Welsh Assembly Government

* Engaging Families in Schools: Practical strategies to improve parental involvement (Routledge Publishers 2016)

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