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How to Praise Children

The Middle Class (Thinks It) Knows Best: Daring to Intervene in Disadvantaged Households

American Anthropological Association | Posted 04.13.2015 | Education
American Anthropological Association

Because the way we talk is deeply enmeshed with how we think, feel and act in the world, our critiques of how others speak are frequently a smoke-screen for our critiques about other aspects of their lives.

Will Praising Character Help Us Raise Moral Children?

Marjorie Rhodes, Ph.D. | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Marjorie Rhodes, Ph.D.

In recommending character-praise, Grant overlooks a key piece of the previous literature --the form of praise matters most when children make mistakes or encounter setbacks.

Catherine Pearson

How Over-Praising Kids Is Holding Them Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!" Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intenti...