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Why Smart Girls Underachieve and How To Encourage Them To Be High Achievers

Why Smart Girls Underachieve and How To Encourage Them To Be High Achievers

  Creating strong, capable women who are high achievers starts not only at home but also in the classroom. When many smart girls encounter a new or difficult challenge, they often believe that they will be unsuccessful, so they give up. Smart Girls underachieve for a bunch of reasons! Have you ever noticed this pattern, […]

Flip That Flop! Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities

Flip That Flop! Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities turning mistakes into opportunities

The Importance of Mistakes  “Mistakes are GOOD!”  The first time I said that to a class of second graders, they looked at me like I was crazy.  They were incredulous.  “You mean you actually want us to make mistakes?” they asked in disbelief.   Yes I do!  The truth is, mistakes are essential for learning, and fear of […]