Day by Day: Conferring Cycle 1, Day 9

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Conferring Cycle 1: Conferring Basics

Day 9: The art of a compliment

Challenge: Jot down these four ideas for offering encouragement on a sticky note, and place it on your conference record sheet. As you confer, keep a tally of the types of compliments you offer. (Don’t forget to write the compliment on your conference record sheet as well.)

Is offering encouragement natural for you or do you need to make an intentional effort to encourage?

How can you make the compliments you offer more meaningful to your students?

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