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Children Confidence

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...

Being Good vs. Getting Better: Helping Your Kids Pick The Right Goal

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

As parents and teachers, how can we try to encourage our kids to see challenges in the classroom as opportunities to get better, rather than be good?