Haim Ginott

Haim Ginott

Israeli psychologist
Misbehavior and punishment are not opposites that cancel each other - on the contrary they breed and reinforce each other.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It's my personal approach that creates the climate. It's my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess tremendous power to make a student's life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a student humanized or de-humanized.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The search for a personal identity is the life task of a teenager.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When a child hits a child, we call it aggression. When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility. When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault. When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When children feel understood, their loneliness and hurt diminish. When children are understood, their love for their parent is deepened. A parent's sympathy serves as emotional first aid for bruised feelings. When we genuinely acknowledge a child's plight and voice her disappointment, she often gathers the strength to face reality.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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