What We Say Matters: Using Powerful Language to Motivate, Encourage and Excite Learning

Presenter:† Shauna King††

Level: ††† All††††††††††
Strand: All Means All†††††

Room: †† C271†††††
Sessions: † 1, 2, 3

Description: ††††††
Brain research reveals how the specific language used by educators has a profound effect on our students' motivation, behavior, and level of engagement.† From how we start and end our classes, to how to we redirect misbehavior, our choice of words and phrases can either enhance learning or invite disengagement.† Come learn powerful ways to use your words as tools for increasing clarity and maximizing student engagement.† Our words have power! Letís use them to supercharge our classrooms!