Tag: discipline

Stop Punishing. It Doesn’t Work.

Punishment often shames and humiliates, produces little more than resentment or fear, and does nothing to model or teach a better way to handle childish problems.

‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ and What it Means for Education

Originally posted on Online Learning Insights:
Macmillan Publishers I recently finished Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economics. Kahneman received the distinguished prize for his “Integrated economic analysis with fundamental insights from cognitive psychology, in particular regarding…

Shaming Pron* (Deliberately misspelled :) )

Today’s Klout offering in my “Create” box brought to mind a trend I’ve been thinking a lot about. Specifically, the public shaming of children by their parents/caregivers. I recently participated in a FB debate which, while heated on occasion, actually stuck to the topic… Continue Reading “Shaming Pron* (Deliberately misspelled 🙂 )”

Unintended Consequences

When I was a growing up, I did some pretty stupid things. Childish things. Behaviours that came from a place of immaturity, emotional hijack, or just plain establish-my-independence rebellion. And, I survived them all. Most Marvelous Parents also survived this process, eventually sending me… Continue Reading “Unintended Consequences”