Why are women underrepresented in certain fields, and why do they have less interest in certain careers? Society could be to blame.
A focus on attendance and investment by the community in the school’s goals has helped one Miss. elementary turn around.
A series of literature reviews now published in Child Development examines how children make judgments about their place in the world.
As opposed to praising kids for “doing a good job,” praising them for “being smart” can backfire and increase their tendency to cheat.
The school environment should be safe and it should promote learning. Here’s how one school in Ky. works to make that happen.
Mistakes happen, esp. as we learn new skills or discover new knowledge in school and other places. So, let’s take the opportunity to figure out what went wrong.
Students decide early in life if they have any musical “talent,” and that predicts whether they take music classes later. They don’t see music ability as a skill.
Parents, coaches, and teachers can encourage kids to develop a growth mindset, as opposed to a fixed one. This will help them keep learning throughout life.