What we teachers say and how we say it can carry a lot of weight.
In addition to the links on below, you might be interested in:
Here are some related resources that might be worth looking at – please let me know what I’m missing:
Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do is a piece I wrote for ASCD Educational Leadership.
Small Shifts in Teacher Talk Make a Big Difference is from ASCD.
What to Say Instead of ‘I’m Proud of You’ is from Edutopia.
Words and Phrases to Avoid in a Difficult Conversation is from The Harvard Business Review.
Growth Mindset Feedback is from Mindset Works.
Talk Less So Students Learn More is from Edutopia.
How Much Should Teachers Talk in the Classroom? Much Less, Some Say is from Ed Week.
Telling The Story: Enslavement Of African People In The United States offers important suggestions about what words are most appropriate and accurate to use when discussing slavery.
— Margaret Thornton, Ph.D. (@MaggieEThornton) June 14, 2021
7 Things Teachers Say to Create a Supportive Classroom is from Edutopia.
What We Say and How We Say It is from Language Magazine.
Which generic phrases should teachers drop? is from TES.