Tag: Paul Tough

Wrong …again.

For years, experts have been telling parents to praise the behaviour, or the effort a child makes, and not the child him/herself. The thinking behind this bit of wisdom is that praising a child for effort, no matter what the outcome, was much better for… Continue Reading “Wrong …again.”

‘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…