Simply completing homework shouldn’t warrant applause, but children can be praised for effort in specific tasks.

Why Hong Kong parents shouldn’t pile on the praise for results – concentrate on effort

New study by Chinese, US and Canadian scientists suggests budding Einsteins feel the pressure to cheat to get perfect results if they are constantly told they are smart rather than being applauded for effort in specific tasks

Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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Simply completing homework shouldn’t warrant applause, but children can be praised for effort in specific tasks.
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