How to Praise Your Child for Best Results This You Tube video deals with the effect of certain kinds of praise on kids. Is it best to praise a child’s effort or his intelligence–and does it even matter? In the book Nurture Shock: New Thinking about Children, the authors report on a very similar Read More
Some Surprises about Study Habits Recently I dug up an old New York Times article that I wanted to re-read. I’m doing a little research on techniques that might help my new group of GED students that I’ll be tutoring in the weeks ahead (I’m a literacy/GED volunteer teacher). I decided this article was definitely worth posting Read More
Backwards Talk Just for fun: A brain/language phenomenon–this girl can say anything backwards–instantly.