Alright…..I read this article and it was a mind opener.
The brain grows and intelligence gained as we exercise our brain. Struggle with something until we get it.
So, in essence the writer, Salman Kahn of Kahn Academy, suggests that you should praise children for the conquering or making a clear accomplishment over the struggle instead of praising them when the triumph over something they are capable of doing.
What a change of thought process……
I wonder how this would affect our home schooled children if we encourage the struggle and allow our children to have victory over the struggle of learning.
Read more here…….
(Click the blue lettering down below…..it’s a link to an actual web page)
The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart