ERIC Number: EJ417101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
For Parents Particularly: Praising Children--Five Myths.
O'Brien, Shirley J.
Childhood Education, v66 n4 p248-49 Sum 1990
Discusses five myths associated with parents' giving praise or positive feedback to their children. Myths are children thrive on praise; praise increases a child's self-confidence; lavish praise is not addictive; praise motivates children; and parents should practice withholding praise to toughen up children. (BB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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