Academics
Elementary

Responsive Classroom: Using Envisioning Language

Paige Paradis, 2nd grader teacher
We have learned about parent/teacher language within Responsive Classroom. The article below builds on what we've previously learned about Reinforcing, Reminding, and Redirecting Language. It discusses the importance of "naming positive identities" in helping children see their potential as learners and how "naming positive identities" motivates them to fulfill their potential. As state in the attached Responsive Classroom article, “Strong envisioning statements are ones that engage students by speaking to issues they care about, with ideas and words that matter to them.”
 
https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/envisioning-language-naming-positive-identities/
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