Observing Parents Accept Failure Helps Kids Develop Mindset of Perpetual Learner

Observing Parents Accept Failure Helps Kids Develop Mindset of Perpetual Learner

“Our findings show that parents can endorse a growth mindset but they might not pass it on to their children unless they have a positive and constructive reaction to their children’s struggles.” Despite considerable research on mindsets, scientists Observing Parents Accept Failure Helps Kids Develop Mindset of Perpetual Learner thumbnail courtesy of psychcentral.com

10 things your kid should know about money by age 18

10 things your kid should know about money by age 18

The tips are written by Janet Bodnar, author of many books about kids and money, including “Raising Money-Smart Kids.” Each tip includes relatively painless ways to accomplish the goal based on how old the child is. It is easier for a 16-year old to 10 things your kid should know about money by age 18 […]

Kid’s academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics – Genetic Literacy Project

Kid’s academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics – Genetic Literacy Project

Kid’s academic achievement? Scale tips towards geneticsSome previous studies have claimed that parental behavior toward their children can influence how intelligent they will be in adulthood but the Florida researchers didn’t buy this. They believed the previous results were simply hadn’t accounted for Kid’s academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics – Genetic Literacy Project thumbnail […]

To Motivate Kids, Don’t Dwell on Their Failures – Live Science

To Motivate Kids, Don’t Dwell on Their Failures – Live Science

PsychCentral.com (blog)To Motivate Kids, Don’t Dwell on Their FailuresThe way you view failure may influence how your children view their own abilities, a new study finds. The researchers set out to study what influences children’s view of their intelligence; some kids see their intelligence as fixed, while others think To Motivate Kids, Don’t Dwell on […]

7 Fun Money Apps for Kids – U.S. News & World Report (blog)

7 Fun Money Apps for Kids – U.S. News & World Report (blog)

7 Fun Money Apps for KidsIf your kids are already playing games on their smartphones or tablets, consider sneaking in an app that will teach them some valuable money skills. Educating your kids about money matters may not be at the top of your priority list, but they may be 7 Fun Money Apps for […]

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Read more… His parents tried to boost their son’s confidence by assuring him that he was very smart. Schoolwork, their son maintained, was boring and pointless. In fact, however, more than 35 years of scientific investigation suggests that an overemphasis on intellect or talent leaves people vulnerable to failure, fearful of challenges and unwilling to […]

Mental health focus a key

Mental health focus a key

SCHOOLS should provide students emotional intelligence education says Rural Health CEO Rob Waterman. Mr Waterman will visit a school in Victoria next month to find out about the RULER program that provides emotional intelligence training to students Mental health focus a key thumbnail courtesy of theadvocate.com.au

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: Study – News1130

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: Study – News1130

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: StudyA team at the university started with two daycare centres in East Vancouver that had a couple of play-sets outside, and observed how kids aged two to five, passed the time. Then, lead author and landscape architecture professor, Susan Herrington says Kids are happier in playgrounds with […]

Outdoor play does a body good – Herald & Review

Outdoor play does a body good – Herald & Review

Claudia Quigg: Outdoor play does a body goodWith the advent of warmer weather, families may be ready to send their kids outside to enjoy the sunshine. As it happens, this improved weather coincides with the release of yet one more bit of evidence about the positive impact of outdoor play. Claudia Quigg: Outdoor play does […]

Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood – Post-Bulletin

Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood – Post-Bulletin

PostOur View: Outdoor play essential to childhoodPostIn 1999, a University of Michigan study found that, between 1981 and 1997, unstructured outdoor activities fell by 50 percent, while a 2005 Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation study states children in the United States spend an average of 44 hours per Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood […]