To Struggle is Good for Our Children

When we were growing up, it was not unusual to spend significant time working and concentrating on homework. School was hard! And the consensus was that nothing was wrong with that. But over the years, a new philosophy has arisen that tries to make everything easier for our kids. Jo Boaler, a professor of Education at Stanford, says that perhaps that mindset does not best serve our children. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-10-28-why-struggle-is-essential-for-the-brain-and-our-lives?utm_source=EdSurgeInstruct&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=10-31-2019&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWVRKbU5ETTFabU5oTnpBeSIsInQiOiJieE5zcmE0NTNacGNPbjEyVzZ3c1Mwd3BYR1I3a3RpS3VlanBOZkRJYVlQTks0OXdZZ2Z3MWlSdEN2NGQyejZQcUNlYVB6NHljM1Bac2tvMllPcVpHUWhTUjM3MVEzRjk0XC9JaW9CZEVPSTZDOUJjbEtYZUJSc0dyN3o1SFFuMGcifQ%3D%3D –