School Achievement Essays

Self Esteem, Security, & School Achievement

A strategy I would use, as a teacher, to increase student positive self-esteem is to provide my students with verbal praise, even when receiving an incorrect answer. It is very important, when building self-esteem, to provide children with praise for their efforts. Teachers do not often praise a child who gives a wrong answer, but I believe that the child should be praised simply for trying. By giving my students praises such as, “That was a good try,” when they…

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