Smart Kids

Dec 05 2007

How to raise smart kids…

Hint: Don’t tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on effort—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

One response so far

  • Hey Richard, My daughter’s Montessori School (the Post Oak School) publishes a weekly newsletter and they often have quotations in it… This week’s reminded me of this post of yours:

    “To tell a person he is clever or clumsy, bright, stupid, good or bad is a form of betrayal. The child must see for himself what he can do.” — Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind.