How to help every child fulfil their potential

The RSA Animate series from the Royal Society for the Arts in London are always excellent, and this is no exception.

This, on how to make children achieve their potential, offers some challenges to the way we view encouragements and how we should motivate them.

For anyone who has ever wondered why kids say they’re bored at school, or why they stop trying when the work gets harder, educationalist Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise actually *harms* young people.

An excellent, and educational short for anyone who deals with children in almost any capacity -from teachers and education workers to relatives and friends – and will totally revolutionise the way you interact with children.

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