Going Beyond Praise | March 10, 2021




Quality Early Learning Starts Here

Training and Tools to Elevate the Early Childhood Experience


Preschool Scientific Method

“Good job,” and other praise are used with good intention, but such phrases can cause a child to focus on outward recognition of their actions and can even cause them to give up easily if they don’t succeed at something. Encouragement fosters a growth mindset where children focus on their effort rather than the results of their actions. Come learn three strategies to encourage children and move beyond praise. This training will be offered online.

KCF: II.A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences


Wednesday, March 10, 2021

  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm CST


Mike Huber, MAEd

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Mike Huber, MAEd has dedicated his life to serving children, families, and the field of early childhood. He has been an early childhood teacher since 1992.  He is the author of Embracing Rough and Tumble Play: Teaching with the Body in Mind (Redleaf Press, 2016), as well as six picture books including The Amazing Erik (Redleaf Lane, 2014). He is a Master Trainer who has presented to thousands about the importance of big body play for children.  He serves on the Board of Directors for Child Care Aware MN and Transforming Families.


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