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July 23, 2014 12:30 AM

Communities that Care: Properly worded praise results in positive behavior in children

Effective praise is an important tool in raising confident kids with a healthy sense of self-esteem. However, the quality of praise is definitely more important than the quantity used. If praise is genuine, sincere and focused on the effort, not the outcome, adults can give it as often as a child does something that warrants a verbal reward.

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