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Praise vs. Reality – To praise or not to praise?

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Dr. Taylor’s interesting article prompts us to reflect on the question of praise and who exactly is responsible for building a child’s resilience and self esteem.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-jim-taylor/dont-tell-your-children-t_b_4372894.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003&ir=Education

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Author: nremondi

Like many of my students, I am a Third Culture Kid - well, a Third Culture Big Kid. In my adult life, I have lived and worked as an middle school educator in Japan, Hong Kong, Jordan, England and the United Arab Emirates. In 2009, I returned to Hong Kong to take my first post as a middle school counselor where I have truly found my niche. My days are filled with opportunities to connect with students, colleagues and parents. I absolutely love my job. When not connecting with the school community, I enjoy all this great city has to offer - from its hiking trails and beaches to the crowded markets of Kowloon and the cosmopolitan chic of Central. My passions include travel, photography, service work, food, cinema, literature and the arts.

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