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Effort, Not Achievement

October 2007 | TRT

Learn why the process of kids’ learning is more powerful than their achievements.  Part of a discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.

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I wonder if this distinction can be applied to bigger social issues. For example, racism, or the “model minority.” If people assume your nature to be a certain way, you spend a lot of energy trying to understand why you don’t or shouldn’t meet those expectations, and fear what would happen if you do not meet those expectations. You also doubt whether it is possible to create another framework to operate under.

Jane | 1:39 pm, January 16, 2011 | Link

 
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