Friday, November 7, 2008

Giving Good Instruction To Children

3:42 PM by Lilian ·
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Does getting your child to do something feel like an impossible task? One of the reasons may be the way in which you are asking. Children are not necessarily receptive to the types of verbal instruction that we use with our spouse, colleagues or other adults. Instructions for children must be given in a way that they understand. Below are some helpful hints on how to give kids instructions that will make both you and your child more successful.

Get your child’s attention – Make sure that you have your child’s attention before you give a direction. You should be within three feet of your child so you can talk in a normal or calm voice. This helps your child know that you are talking to him/her. You can get your child’s attention by calling his/her name, making eye contact, or turning off the lights. Read More...

1 comments:

voice lessons cd said...
February 7, 2009 at 3:20 PM

This hits especially close to home- I work with children teaching singing, and it can certainly be taxing at times!

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