SHARE THE LOVE!
These affirmations use specific praise. Specific praise is fantastic because it lets kids know exactly what you liked, which builds confidence. Sometimes you need to praise that one good thing when everything else is falling apart! There are enough positive affirmations here to use one each day for a whole year!
You will find specific praises for all of the following categories!
Effort & Trying
Clean up time
Out & About
Ideas for using specific praise notes:
-Decided what behaviors you want to work on, then set out to find them!
-Keep them in your teacher binder, and open to the subject page when you are working in that subject.
-Teach a skill, then give a praise when it is used.
-In the classroom, replace the color behavior chart with a group praise board. When a kid is given a praise note, let them add it to the board! See how many your class can collect!
-Make a goal to give one printed note per student per day, and 10 verbal praises per student per day!
-Use the praise ideas for your verbal praises.
-Give praises to your students for them to award to each other.