If you want your children to improve let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
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If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
While parents possess the original key to their offspring's experience, teachers have a spare key. They, too, can open or close the minds and hearts of children.
If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
Treat a child as though he already is the person he's capable of becoming.
When a child hits a child, we call it aggression. When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility. When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault. When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline.
Happiness... is not a destination: it is a manner of traveling. Happiness is not an end in itself. It is a by-product of working, playing, loving and living.
Only if a child feels right can he think right.
Responsibility is fostered by allowing children a voice and wherever indicated a choice in matters that affect them.
To be himself, one neeeds to be free from the pressure of evaluative praise
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