133-recent_issues_in_family_Apr2011 - FAMILY AND HOUSEHOLDS...

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FAMILY AND HOUSEHOLDS APRIL 2011 Behavioural problems http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13141753 Excessive crying and problems feeding and sleeping linked to behavioural problems later in life, including ADHD. Secondary research, review of previous studies considered 17,000 children. Talent vs effort http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13128701 Summary of studies that suggest effort is far more important for success than talent. Praising students for effort rather than achievement has a greater impact on motivation, leading to a ‘growth mindset’. ‘Praising …intelligence harms motivation and it harms performance.’ (Dweck) what is the relative importance of genetics versus hard work? How does praise affect motivation? How reliable and valid are experiments such as Dweck’s? Impact of poverty http://www.atl.org.uk/Images/11%20April%202011%20-%20%2080%20per%20cent%20of %20education%20staff%20work%20with%20students%20in%20poverty.pdf ATL survey of teachers suggesting that poverty has a negative impact on the general well-
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course STA 2021 taught by Professor Xu during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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