Monday, November 14, 2011

What Matters Most: talent or effort

Sometimes a child wants to give up before even trying. This could be because they only want to do the things that are easy for them or that come naturally to them. They may not want to look "dumb" while doing something hard. Realizing that mistakes and imperfection are normal and are part of a learning process is important and a great concept to understand.


If you're looking for ways to help your child realize the value of effort, you'll find this article helpful. It gives some practical advice and some phrases to use while encouraging your child to make an effort while learning a new skill.

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/clavier/companion_20110910/#/10
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