Positive Language, Pygmalion Effect, Drama Triangles and Inner Audio Loops
All the developments with the people you work with, students and colleagues alike, come from first working with yourself, and usually start by removingsomething before adding something. So, I encourage you to use the Positive Language guide to look for negative words and phrases that can be deleted from your vocabulary.
"The quality of the school working environment depends greatly on the quality of verbal communication" Martin RichardsThe guides provided in the chapter Positive Language give you the first steps to take, they will encourage you to listen, in particular to listen to yourself.
When you use Positive Language, you will notice these things happening:
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Teacher, facilitator and coach; Martin Richards trains educators to use a coaching approach all the work they do.