The Big Think

September 30, 2013

Edumacation

Filed under: Education — jasony @ 9:52 pm

TaxProf Blog: Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results:

“It’s time to revive old-fashioned education. Not just traditional but old-fashioned in the sense that so many of us knew as kids, with strict discipline and unyielding demands. Because here’s the thing: It works. … Studies have now shown, among other things, the benefits of moderate childhood stress; how praise kills kids’ self-esteem; and why grit is a better predictor of success than SAT scores.”

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