During playtime we all get excited by what they’ve done. Our kids do great things ….Is there a right or wrong way to praise them? Seems like there is,as there’s mounting evidence that the way we praise them during their under 5 play will have lasting effects into school and future life.
Ashely Merryman joins the show today to talk about her New York Times best seller Nurture shock that she co authored with Po Bronson. We discuss the first chapter of this book and take a pop quiz about sleep. Will you pass?
Listen to this week’s show
We talk about and give new ideas about
- Why our instincts about children can be so off the mark
- The most effective use of praise
- longterm effect of praising for intelligence for the over 5s ( You’re so clever!)
- The problem of the “Good Job” tic
- the difference between encouragement and praise. The problem of using praise for encouragement and the impression it gives to other children
- Empty praise, struggling children and compliments
- Effects of excessive praise (Carol Dwek Study)
- the benefits of talking about mistakes.
- How do we encourage children to work hard when they come against problems.
- startling tips from the sleep chapter with implications for preschools on up and intelligence.
32:40 Take the Pop Quiz- Did you pass?
Have your say::
“Like” us on Facebook
Join in with the topic of the week from the Podcast
Add an honest review on iTunes
Dr Petra Kern owner of Music Therapy consulting share insights into playful activities to do with Under 5 children using music. Music you would find in any home with any person. She also talks about the universality of music for families, disabilities and Autism in this 27 minute podcast.
00:00 Introduction and Welcome
02:45Dr Petra Kern’s Owner, Music Therapy Consulting find her on the web @ www.musictherapy.biz
02:55 Importance of music in young children.
04:30 Importance of music for children with Autism and children with disabilities.
06:30 Common ground with families and music
07:05 What or when are windows of opportunity for children 0-3?
10:35 What is motherease?
- Dr. Aniruddh Patel
- Getting in Tune: The Powerful Influence of Music on Young Children’s Development
By Levine-Gelb Communications, Claire Lerner, and Lynette A. Ciervo
14:05 Games and activities for daily life: supermarket, changing diapers and getting in and out of the car.
15:20 Music in preschool and K life
19:21 Weekly find: Elise | Inspiration Surrounds, Creativity Abounds
|Start a conversation about this show in our BlogFrogcommunity….|
Looking for play activities?
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D.,serves as H. Rodney Sharp Professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware and has joint appointments in the Departments of Psychology and Linguistics. Her research focuses on how children learn language as well as on preschool education and the benefits of play. She has published 12 books, written over 100 papers, and presents the findings of her research all over the world. Dr. Golinkoff is also a spokesperson for research in developmental science, frequently quoted in print and electronic media and is currently an Associate Editor of the journal Child Development.
We talked about:
Play for social and emotional growth
How to have a successful child in school
Best ways to explore books
Listen to the show now by clicking on the triangle button in this post.
|Start a conversation about this show in our community….|
This show is part of the moms talk radio network