The best way to teach — whether as an educator, employer, or parent — is to praise positive actions and ignore negative ones.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting y

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The best way to teach — whether as an educator, employer, or parent — is to praise positive actions and ignore negative ones.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.

To teach a child, it is necessary to consider both positive actions and negative actions. Some might argue that ignoring the negative ones while praising the positive ones is the most effective way to teach. I strongly disagree with this ideology, because in order to learn, you need to derive lessons from negative AND positive actions. And there are a couple of reasons why I think this is true.

To begin with, as humans, we tend to ignore our mistakes or wrong actions due to remorse. Somehow, we make ourselves feel better by pushing these negative actions to the back of our minds, instead of analyzing and facing them, and therefore, not learning or getting any valuable lessons out of them. And this is a huge mistake, since the most important and valuable lessons are derived from our wrongdoings throughout life. If parents, employers or teachers choose to not point out these shortcomings in ones behavior or performance, they will create an austere indvidual who is not aware of their negative aspects; someone who will definitely not excel in their life, career, education etc.. Some might argue that pointing out negative actions might induce a feeling of extreme guilt that could lead to self-indulgence in depression, but it needs to be clarified, that an individual must be affirmed that although they've made a mistake, it doesn't necassarily mean that they're a bad person, or that they deserve punishment, but instead, it means that they are a more self-aware and enlightened person who can face their shortcomings with an open mind to learn a bigger lesson.

Consequentially, informing someone on their shortcomings along with praising their positive efforts will lead to forming a more confident and realistic individual who can face the world, whilst accepting their mistakes throughout the journey of life. On the other hand, praising good actions only can lead to the upcoming of a selfish, egotist personality, that would throw the blame of their mistakes on everyone BUT themselves. Those indviduals navigate in life thinking that they are the perfect and model human beings, somewhat untouchable, simply because they were never confronted with their wrongdoings. Dealing with such people, or forming any sort of relationship with them can be very difficult for almost everyone around them, because no one wants to be invloved with a person who thinks they're immune to mistakes. Despite that, some would claim that acknowledging both good and bad actions can be confusing and one should focus on a single thing in order to learn. I'd argue that humans are the most concious and mentally aware beings on this planet, and if you can't focus on two, equally important things at the same time, you're seriously underestimating your abilities.

In conclusion, people learn from both their positive and negative actions in order to achieve healthy realtionships in life, work or schools, or just to even simply better themselves as human beings, who are ALWAYS prone to mistakes.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, if, so, therefore, while, i think, in conclusion, sort of, to begin with, on the other hand

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 17.0 19.5258426966 87% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 17.0 12.4196629213 137% => OK
Conjunction : 26.0 14.8657303371 175% => OK
Relative clauses : 19.0 11.3162921348 168% => OK
Pronoun: 55.0 33.0505617978 166% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 66.0 58.6224719101 113% => OK
Nominalization: 4.0 12.9106741573 31% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2517.0 2235.4752809 113% => OK
No of words: 493.0 442.535393258 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.10547667343 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.71206996034 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.72679409366 2.79657885939 98% => OK
Unique words: 258.0 215.323595506 120% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.523326572008 0.4932671777 106% => OK
syllable_count: 774.9 704.065955056 110% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 11.0 6.24550561798 176% => OK
Article: 0.0 4.99550561798 0% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 9.0 1.77640449438 507% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 7.0 4.38483146067 160% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 20.2370786517 79% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 30.0 23.0359550562 130% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 97.2171980349 60.3974514979 161% => OK
Chars per sentence: 157.3125 118.986275619 132% => OK
Words per sentence: 30.8125 23.4991977007 131% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.0 5.21951772744 115% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 12.0 7.80617977528 154% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 10.2758426966 68% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 5.13820224719 175% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 0.0 4.83258426966 0% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.151898129154 0.243740707755 62% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0589399735138 0.0831039109588 71% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0483401183016 0.0758088955206 64% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.10937718524 0.150359130593 73% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.06753037243 0.0667264976115 101% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 18.0 14.1392134831 127% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 41.03 48.8420337079 84% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 15.0 12.1743820225 123% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.95 12.1639044944 106% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.58 8.38706741573 102% => OK
difficult_words: 108.0 100.480337079 107% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 11.8971910112 63% => OK
gunning_fog: 14.0 11.2143820225 125% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Better to have 5/6 paragraphs with 3/4 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: reason 4. address both of the views presented for reason 4 (optional)
para 6: conclusion.


Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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