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The Stanford professor who pioneered praising kids for effort says we’ve totally missed the point
It is well-known that telling a kid she is smart is wading into seriously dangerous territory.
Children Who Experience Early Childhood Trauma Do Not ‘Just Get Over It’
What if you are 4, 9 or 15 years old though, how will you cope, especially as your repetitive early childhood trauma of living with domestic violence, unavailable or rough carers, chaos and unpredictability has left you traumatised?
Start schooling later than age five, say experts
Formal schooling should be delayed until the age of six or seven because early education is causing “profound damage” to children, an influential lobby of almost 130 experts warns.
5 Ways to Build a Strong Relationship With Students Affected by Poverty
When we connect with students from low-income families, we can make a difference. It starts with building relationships with students living in poverty.
Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some
The Common Core standards for kindergarten require kids to learn how to read, even though many kids aren't developmentally ready.
Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs
A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.