6 Ways to Improve Communication

Educators can model and use positive, specific communications to improve “Educator to Learner” and “Learner to Learner” relationships.

One

Method

  • Expressing confidence in ability to help learners
  • Goal setting

 

Quote/s to use in Positive Dialogue 

Suggestions:

“Let’s work together to find a way that works for you.”

Two

Method

Quote/s to use in Positive Dialogue

Suggestions:

  • “With good effort, you can do this.”
  • “Tell me what the effort will look like to get this done.

Three

Method

Quote/s to use in Positive Dialogue

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.”  --Ralph Waldo Emerson  

Suggestions:

Use of Magic Triad, eye-contact, upbeat energy, proximity

Four

Method

Quote/s to use in Positive Dialogue

Suggestions:

  • “I noticed you … (say what is right)
  • “I see that you…(where effort was used wisely)
  • “I appreciate your corrections here… (their attempts to correct their own mistakes

Five

Method

Suggestions

  •  “Here is our topic.   How would you like to proceed.”
  • --What are some ways we can proceed?”

Six

Method

Quote/s to use in Positive Dialogue

All things are difficult before they become easy.” - Thomas Fuller  

Suggestions

  • “Learning can be difficult but it is always rewarding.”
  • “Share with me what some of the rewards would be when……. Is learned.”