one sma11 thing... my kiddos just don't like the word 'Wrong' as they feel they never make any mistakes
You only have to say, 'wrong' and they get very defensive, it deflates their egos as it points out their sloppine55 and makes clear they are not perfect.
Please do these again.
The working is incorrect in line 4.
Can you recheck this sum?
A11 said in a non confrontational or non critical tone wi11 get me a better response and attitude.
How can you get this easy sum wrong
and Why did you forget to subtract 687?
- only undermines their confidence for some reason.
As we would not say, "Why did you hit your brother for?" and say, " Apologise to your brother for hurting him." ( not that they squabble