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  • I taught child education for thirty five years and spent most of my time encouraging parents to recognise their children's achievements, and give them attention when they have done their best, not just paying attention when they are being naughty.

    I do not believe Alfie Kohn's theory; Kate Cee.

    A theory is usually achieved after studying children and teachers as a whole.

    A theorist does not take into account your individual, unique child's needs.

    As long as the praise is genuine, and you don't just say "that's wonderful dear;" without paying proper attention to your child's activity; it is a gift you can give your child that perhaps others will not have the time to give him/her.

    I feel passionate about praise because I grew up in the shadow of my sister who my mother thought was much brighter than me. I was just quieter.
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