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Sesame Street: Bruno Mars: Don't Give Up

Sesame Street: Bruno Mars: Don't Give Up

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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick How to praise kids: It’s a hot topic for many parents and educators. A lot of the conversation around it has stemmed from studies by Carol Dweck, professor of psychology at Stanford who has been researching this specific topic for many years. “My research shows that praise for intelligence or ability backfires,” said Dweck, who co-authored a seminal research paper on the effects of praise on motivation and performance. 5 Activities To Help Your Kids Learn Perseverance - Moments A Day Perseverance is a quality that every child can benefit from practicing. After all, there are going to be challenges in life, and knowing how to persevere even amidst frustration or disappointment will be a great life skill. Active games and sports are a fantastic way to help strengthen one’s ability to persevere.

How Important is Grit in Student Achievement? Culture Teaching Strategies When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence. By Emily Hanford, American RadioWorks Spontaneity School: 10 Improv Games to Develop Courage, Compassion and Creativity - Anima Learning Want to learn the kind of presence and activities described here? Join us for a residential retreat!Improv Wisdom retreats 2016: June 8-13, Mere Point, ME; Sept 2-5, Petaluma, CAOr subscribe to the new Monster Baby podcast by clicking here!

Please Don't Touch Me! {Dealing with Anxiety in Kids} As the holidays approached and we were getting ready to visit family and friends, I was tempted to create a festive and sparkly sign to hang around my daughter's neck. As we visited a new-to-her preschool last week I wanted to do the same thing again. I wanted to create one that could be seen from the front and one that could be seen from the back. The sign I wanted to make would've said, "Please don't touch me," "I am really overwhelmed right now" or "I am really nice if you give me some time to warm up." Another main sign that I'd love to hang on her neck would say, "Be kind. I'm trying to hold it together." 12 Ways to Teach Kids About Compassion + GIVEAWAY Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Harvest Time and I received compensation as a part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Please see my disclosure policy.

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn Jane Mount/MindShift A few years ago, psychologist David Yeager and his colleagues noticed something interesting while interviewing high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area about their hopes, dreams and life goals. It was no surprise that students often said that making money, attaining fame or pursuing a career that they enjoyed were important to them. But many of them also spoke of additionally wanting to make a positive impact on their community or society — such as by becoming a doctor to take care of people, or a pastor who “makes a difference.” Lessons and activities for teaching respect If your students lack it or could stand to learn more about it, we offer five lessons to get them talking and thinking about respect. Included: Have a Respect Popcorn Party! Can respect be taught? Of course it can! Parents do it all the time.

How a Shoe Can Teach Responsibility How a Shoe Can Teach Responsibility By Marjan Glavac closeAuthor: Marjan Glavac Name: Marjan GlavacSite: Marjan is currently a gr.6 home room teacher at Wilfrid Jury Public School in London, Ontario, Canada where he resides with his wife and two children. For more information about Marjan Glavac, his books, keynotes, training and seminars, visit him at his site at Authors Posts (51) thebusyeducator.com Kids of Integrity If you've been wondering how to begin developing your child's character, or if your past efforts haven't been as successful as you'd hoped, we're excited that you're checking out Kids of Integrity. Suitable for ages three to ten, Kids of Integrity is designed for maximum kid appeal! Each lesson features Bible-based discussions plus crafts, games and object lessons from science, nature and even home cooking. As you may already suspect, this is not a "once-a-day-around-the-table" approach to building godly character.

How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset? Step1. Learn to hear your fixed mindset “voice.” As you approach a challenge, that voice might say to you “Are you sure you can do it? Maybe you don’t have the talent.” “What if you fail—you’ll be a failure” “People will laugh at you for thinking you had talent.”

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