Put Downs and Comebacks: How to Respond to a Discouraged Kid
When children struggle in school, they can easily get discouraged. They might say or think "I'll never learn how to read" or "I'm just dumb." To turn these self-defeating thoughts and feelings around, kids need the help of caring adults. Discover what a child's "put downs" may mean and what "comebacks" you can say or do to encourage a child to keep trying. This site includes an interactive version of the information, as well as a printable summary.
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