The benefits of teaching students about effort

11/25/2012 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Effort empowers learning, writes Kevin D. Washburn, executive director of Clerestory Learning. In this blog post, he suggests teachers emphasize effort in the classroom by avoiding the oversimplification of historic and scientific achievements by including stories about struggle and success. He also suggests showing the relationship between effort and results, and separating "strategy from individual worth."

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