Play!

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Play is important for learning, and not just for preschoolers. This article provides some information for integrating play into teaching, even at the secondary level. Play in education: the role and importance of creative learning Can learning through play really help teachers to achieve their formal lesson goals? Catch up on all the views and …

Praising Students

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While working with families and educators, I often caution against praising students for being “smart” or “athletic”. Studies show that praise for innate abilities often leads to anxiety, caution, and avoidance of challenges. Instead, praise students for things like effort, strategies they use, things they can change, and mastering skills. This article¬†by Gwen Dwar, Ph.D. …