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This is How I Know

"You got stuck but you didn't stop trying."

"You made a mistake when playing for others but you kept going."

"It was a hard piece to learn but you didn't give up."

I like how my children learn and practise being insightful and generous with their encouragement for their classmates. But I have to admit that I sometimes wonder if they are just saying it because they have to?


Then today, I heard this:


6 year-old (to our dog): "Naughty dog!"


10 year-old: "You mustn't say that to her!"


Me: "Why can't you say 'Naughty dog'?"


10 year-old (expressing deep shock): "MUMMY! You have to use POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT!"


And that is how I know that they are truly learning.


They emulate what we demonstrate.


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