Monthly Archives: April 2011

6 Internet Safety Games

The site MakeUseOf often has interesting articles. A recent one is titled “6 Internet Safety Games To Help Kids Become Cyber Smart“. If you give these a try, I’d like to hear what you think of them.

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Praise effort, not intelligence

BBC News reports on research showing that praising a student’s intelligence can diminish their motivation to perform, whereas praising their efforts can do the opposite. This is related to a “fixed mindset” versus a “growth mindset.” The former attitude is … Continue reading

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