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Reading relevant to learning and teaching issues, trends and strategies.
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Talking About Failure: What Parents Can Do to Motivate Kids in School

Talking About Failure: What Parents Can Do to Motivate Kids in School | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
When children view their abilities as something they can change over time, they're more apt to deal well with challenges, researchers say. And what parents say
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Role of parents in developing growth mindsets in kids.
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'Crap' parents raising a generation of brats: psychologist

'Crap' parents raising a generation of brats: psychologist | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Australia is raising a generation of spoilt brats, a prominent psychologist warns, because parents never say no.
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Harsh but fair assessment of current parenting practices.Puts more profession on schools to make up for or correct these deficiencies?

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Good Talk: Raising Smart Learners Through Rich Conversations

Good Talk: Raising Smart Learners Through Rich Conversations | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Many studies show that engaging in reciprocal back-and-forth conversations gives children a chance to try out language for themselves, and also gives them the sense that their thoughts and opinions matter.
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The importance of conversing with our kids.

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New Research Report: The Children We Mean to Raise | Making Caring Common

New Research Report: The Children We Mean to Raise | Making Caring Common | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
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Worthwhile report on empathy v happiness. Excellent links to infographic and parenting tips.

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The Overprotected Kid

The Overprotected Kid | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.
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An interesting read of parents and teachers.

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