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    Smart Praise For Students

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    Smart praise for students: how we commend undergraduates affects not only their attitudes but also their performance, by James M. Lang, explains a study that Carol Dweck and Claudia Mueller did to observe the effects of two different types of praise. The study was done on 100 fifth graders. To begin all the students were given 10 math problems and told to solve them. Once they were all solved the teacher gave some students “effort praise” and other students “ability praise.” Effort praise is when somebody is praised for working really hard on a task, while ability praise is given in by commending somebody for their natural intelligence in order to accomplish a task. The students were then given 10 more math problems that were much more difficult than the ones originally given. Every student was then told that they performed…

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    give you the best of everything.” I’m sure that we’ve heard this statement thousands time. Needless to argue, all parents love their children and want them to success. How do we define the best and successful versus failure and destroying a child’s motivation? In the Mindset, Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D. strongly discusses two kinds of mindsets which directly impact children developments. Fixed mindset parents praise on children’s intelligence and innate talents, and they want no error from their kids.…

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    Flattery and praise is given so freely that it may go unnoticed, when it crosses our lips or flows into our ears. But whenever you need someone to give you some motivation, to give you praise. Than it always seems that there is nobody around to lend you a helping and kind word. What would you do if you were on your own with depleting motivation? Everyone needs and deserves a little flattery and praise every once in awhile. Hearing praise about something you feel accomplished with and proud of,…

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    Growth Mindset Theory

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    Meaningful Praise Yeager & Dweck’s research addresses praise, specifically providing praise or comfort that may unintentionally create mindsets that undermine resilience. Studies showed that praising students for being smart caused students to identify with a fixed mindset and show less resilience when faced with an academic obstacle. In a study, students who received praise such as “that’s a high score, you must be smart” tended to want to do only easy problems, avoid challenging ones,…

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    coming to God to repentance and how it continues to show God’s love and compassion. Also most Psalms are often called “Laments” because God’s people will turn from their sinful ways and ask God for his help. In doing that they come up with praise and hymns, one of those being Psalm 103. Psalm 103 talks all about gratitude and praise to God. So clearly it was a hymn to give praise to God. Even though we do not have much of a background of when this was written we can be almost certain it was…

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    The film Susceptible to Kindness, arranged by Daniel Booth based on the play by David Feldshuh and several interviews, takes a more holistic approach to the question. As it plays on the heartstring of the audience it attempts to displace blame and make the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment an unfortunate event that happened in history. It first takes care to rename the important characters in the story, Nurse Eunice Rivers to Eunice Evers, Dr. Raymond A. Vonderlehr to Dr. Douglas, and the Dr. Eugene…

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    Ruin A Child Analysis

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    How to ruin a child In the article it’s told that “the theory that praise, self-esteem and accomplishment increase in tandem is false” (George F. Will). Which is why some children soccer teams stopped counting goals and shower trophies on everyone, or that they even in physical education classes’ students are jump roping without rope. He says children are jumping rope without ropes because of self-esteem obsession and the list goes on, such as opening lunchboxes to find handwritten notes…

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    Whale Done Essay

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    In the book of Whale Done, Ken Blanchard states that people should be more willing to accentuate the positive instead of the negative. When someone achieves great success in study or work, we are supposed to praise them and give positive responses to encourage them to keep up the good work. When mistakes or errors occur, we should redirect the energy and attention to the right things without blame. It is really a good idea which could help people have a healthier relationship with not only the…

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    Rule Number 2 Study Guide

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    Should I praise them? It has always been awkward and because of it, I do not give out as much praise as I probably should. I think it depends on the type of person on if they are more likely to praise or complain in a situation. I have met some people that they give praise all of the time even when I am not doing such a great job, I think it is more meaningful when you only praise someone when what they did was good or better than what it usually is not all of the time. I am definitely more…

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    change their behavior. The key alternative to generating a good performance would be to include praising after the reprimand pause. This will help show the person that they are good and that it was their behavior that was the mistake. The person won’t be thinking about how badly they were treated and will instead focus on their behavior. This will help them change their behavior and perform/behave better. 12) The “leave alone-zap” technique is a method most managers in the U.S. use. In this…

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