Tag: Grit

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  • More Than Just Praise: Practical Tools for Growth Mindset

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    "My daughter is working hard and I am proud of her perseverance, but at the end of the day her performance isn't necessarily improving. Do I just keep praising her? This doesn't seem to be working."

    These are the words of a parent who... 

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  • Grade for Grit? Not Yet

    We’ve been showing a video of the classic “marshmallow experiment” for years at parent education seminars across the country. We re-constructed the experiment with a group of local parents here in the Twin Cities about ten years ago, and it serves as a catalyst for important conversations about the role that self-discipline plays in our children’s success and happiness.... 

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