The Learning Renaissance

The Power of Positive Language

As the new academic year beckons, some thoughts on the language you use with students and the responses it elicits…

Much of the response you generate from learners will be dependent on the quality of your language.

Positive language can enhance the value of your speech and give neutral, unequivocal but non-judgmental tones to your students. This is more likely to have them react positively. It is a great example of transactional analysis…



About educationalist04

I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

One comment on “The Power of Positive Language

  1. AcEd
    August 31, 2018

    “DON’T” is an invite to “DO” !

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