how-to-take-criticism

Welcome to Clip from Spiral logo

Interactive video lesson plan for: How to Take Criticism

Activity overview:

Nutella Bread Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eHPkpCGdEY

Watch more How to Improve Your Communication Skills videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/315331-How-to-Take-Criticism

Taking criticism requires having high self-esteem. Keep your head up with these positive practices.

Step 1: Listen
Listen patiently to the person who is criticizing you, take mental notes, and try to hold in your emotions.

Step 2: Ask questions
Ask the critic to explain exactly what they expect from you.

Step 3: Reflect on conversation
Reflect on your conversation and look at criticism as a way to improve yourself. Welcome criticism and learn from your mistakes.

Tip
Forgive yourself for mistakes, and don't focus on your weaknesses. You're only human.

Step 4: Create goals
Create goals for yourself. Achieving goals improves your self-esteem and helps you take criticism better.

Step 5: Welcome failure
Welcome failure instead of fearing it. Turn it into a learning experience and keep trying if you fail.

Step 6: Focus on strengths
Focus on your strengths and past successes. Be proud of yourself and celebrate your accomplishments.

Step 7: Laugh
Laugh at yourself. Share your experiences with friends and family and make light of them.

Did You Know?
Written in 1709, Alexander Pope's first major poem, "An Essay on Criticism," gave us the immortal line, "To err is humane; to forgive, divine."

Tagged under: relationships,communication,criticism,-esteem,positivity,listening,-improvement

Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.

Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip

Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans

Play this activity

1. Students enter a simple code

2. You play the video

3. The students comment

4. You review and reflect

* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities

Share on:

Share How to Take Criticism on Google+ Share How to Take Criticism on Twitter Share How to Take Criticism on Facebook Pin How to Take Criticism Email How to Take Criticism

Ready to see what else Spiral logo can do?

With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.

Quickfire

Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking

Discuss

Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class

Team Up

Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices

Clip

Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes

1000s of teachers use Spiral to deliver awesome, engaging activities that capture students' understanding during lessons.

Now it's your turn Sign up

Spiral Reviews by Teachers and Digital Learning Coaches

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Kathryn Laster @kklaster

Tried out the canvas response option on @SpiralEducation & it's so awesome! Add text or drawings AND annotate an image! #R10tech

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Room 220 Math Stars @3rdgradeBCE

Using @SpiralEducation in class for math review. Student approved! Thumbs up! Thanks.

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Miss Ord @ordmiss

Absolutely amazing collaboration from year 10 today. 100% engagement and constant smiles from all #lovetsla #spiral

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Adam J. Stryker @strykerstennis

Students show better Interpersonal Writing skills than Speaking via @SpiralEducation Great #data #langchat folks!

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Dr Ayla Göl @iladylayla

A good tool for supporting active #learning.

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Brett Erenberg @BrettErenberg

The Team Up app is unlike anything I have ever seen. You left NOTHING out! So impressed!

Get the Clip Chrome Extension & Create Video Lessons in Seconds

Add Clip to Chrome