A growing body of research over three decades shows that easy, unearned praise does not help students but instead interferes with significant learning opportunities.Of course,my immediate reaction is to mutter "No Feces, Sherlock."
“We used to think we could hand children self-esteem on a platter,” Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck said. “That has backfired.”
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How many kids have we screwed up with that pap? Those stupid decisions will resonate through the ages and continue to do damage in a hundred years. Raising kids right is serious business- we are writing the future history of the world, and it is too important to leave in the hands of ivory-tower liberals that want to tear down the things that got them where they are.
This just infuriates me that it was so obviously stupid in the first place, and these ijits act surprised when they have raised a generation of clowns that thing sitting on the steps of city hall while smelling like pot smoke and body odor will get them further in life.