“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” Mark Twain
Do compliments make a difference? This is a great question to start off a unit on motivation or emotion. Ask students if they can identify the people who are most complimentary in their grade? Who are the upbeat members of the staff? How does it feel to be “validated?”
This clip shows how one person can make a difference in the lives of others simply by being so positive. A smile can change a person’s attitude and make a person’s day. The clip shows how one little positive act can have a ripple effect that expands so far.
Validation is a great clip that shows how one person can make a difference in the lives of so many others simply by being positive. A smile can change a person’s attitude and make a person’s day. The clip shows how one little positive act can have a ripple effect that expands so far.
“Validation” (16:24) is positive, funny, and shows how simple compliments can brighten a person’s day. Have your students try to be a little more positive, friendly, and smile a little more frequently. It will be interesting to see the results. Good luck!
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