[Blueboard] From the Sesqui Blog_Queena Lee Chua on effort vs talent
Michelle Camille Correa
mcorrea at ateneo.edu
Tue Nov 10 12:05:55 PHT 2009
Effort Rather than Talent
Posted by queena | Magis, Uncategorized | Saturday 7 November 2009 4:58 pm
I have been receiving some comments re an earlier post, on the necessity for today's kids to be more resilient. Good parenting is essential for this - and shockingly, past research has been wrong on several counts, notably on ways of raising self-esteem.
In the bestseller "Nurture Shock" Po Bronson quotes from Carol Dweck, a respected psychologist who has studied the effects of praise for decades. Last month I wrote a column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer on the book - here are pertinent excerpts:
How do we motivate children to succeed? Experts say...READ MORE @ http://150.ateneo.edu/blog/?p=792
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