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Olympian Laurie Hernandez Demonstrates The Power Of Self-Talk


I’ve previously posted about how positive self-talk can have an impact on students (see The Best Resources On The Value Of Positive “Self-Talk”) including, though not limited to, helping them build agency (see The Best Resources On Student Agency & How To Encourage It).

Social media has been awash the last twenty-four hours with a GIF of Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez saying “I got this” to herself just before helping the U.S. team win a gold medal with her balance beam routine.

Another great example to show students…

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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