Helping Children Learn<br />www.jamesnottingham.co.uk<br />
Scottish National Football Team<br />
Praise that can do more harm than good<br />Clever girl!<br />Gifted musician<br />Brilliant mathematician<br />Bright boy...
Carol Dweck<br />www.carol-dweck.co.uk<br />
The effects of different types of praise <br />Mueller and Dweck, 1998<br />In six studies, 7th grade students were given ...
Mueller and Dweck, 1998<br />Intelligence praise<br />“Wow, that’s a really good score. You must be smart at this.” <br />...
Number of problems solved on a 3rd test<br />
Boys get 8 times more criticism than girls <br />
The effects of praise<br />Swimming<br />“You do your best swimming when you concentrate and try your best to do what Chri...
Number of children who lied about their score<br />
John Hattie’s Visible Learning (2009)<br />
We praise children when they get 10 out of 10<br />10/10<br />
Praise can make children afraid to try<br />Our praise often teaches children that easy success means they are intelligent...
Comparing test scores<br />92<br />85<br />73<br />64<br />43<br />32<br />90<br />86<br />78<br />70<br />41<br />35<br /...
By the time they start school<br />Some children start school knowing 6,000 words.<br />Others, just 500 words.<br />Sourc...
500 words at age 5 <br />Exam Pass Rates in UK <br />6000 words at age 5 <br />100%<br />97%<br />73%<br />75%<br />50%<br...
Does Australia do any better? <br />
The Learning Challenge<br />Concept<br />Conflict<br />Clarity<br />1<br />2<br />Confusion<br />The Pit<br />107<br />
A selection of thinking skills<br />GROUP<br />HYPOTHESISE<br />IDENTIFY<br />INFER<br />INTERPRET<br />ORGANISE<br />PARA...
Eureka moments come from challenge<br />Eureka!<br />Concept<br />Conflict<br />Construct<br />Clarity<br />1<br />Confusi...
Contact Details<br />www.jamesnottingham.co.uk<br />
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Parents Presentations, May 2011

  1. 1. Helping Children Learn<br />www.jamesnottingham.co.uk<br />
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  3. 3. Scottish National Football Team<br />
  4. 4. Praise that can do more harm than good<br />Clever girl!<br />Gifted musician<br />Brilliant mathematician<br />Bright boy<br />Top of the class!<br />By far the best<br />
  5. 5. Carol Dweck<br />www.carol-dweck.co.uk<br />
  6. 6. The effects of different types of praise <br />Mueller and Dweck, 1998<br />In six studies, 7th grade students were given a series of nonverbal IQ tests.<br />
  7. 7. Mueller and Dweck, 1998<br />Intelligence praise<br />“Wow, that’s a really good score. You must be smart at this.” <br />Process praise<br />“Wow, that’s a really good score. You must have tried really hard.”<br />Control-group praise<br />“Wow, that’s a really good score.”<br />
  8. 8. Number of problems solved on a 3rd test<br />
  9. 9. Boys get 8 times more criticism than girls <br />
  10. 10. The effects of praise<br />Swimming<br />“You do your best swimming when you concentrate and try your best to do what Chris is asking you to do”<br />Ballet<br />“What a brilliant ballerina you are!”<br />A new Dawn (Fraser) ?<br />
  11. 11. Number of children who lied about their score<br />
  12. 12. John Hattie’s Visible Learning (2009)<br />
  13. 13. We praise children when they get 10 out of 10<br />10/10<br />
  14. 14. Praise can make children afraid to try<br />Our praise often teaches children that easy success means they are intelligent and, by implication, that errors and effort mean they are not. <br />Prof Carol Dweck, Mindset<br />
  15. 15. Comparing test scores<br />92<br />85<br />73<br />64<br />43<br />32<br />90<br />86<br />78<br />70<br />41<br />35<br />90<br />85<br />84<br />78<br />40<br />34<br />
  16. 16. By the time they start school<br />Some children start school knowing 6,000 words.<br />Others, just 500 words.<br />Source: BBC 2009<br />http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8013859.stm<br />
  17. 17. 500 words at age 5 <br />Exam Pass Rates in UK <br />6000 words at age 5 <br />100%<br />97%<br />73%<br />75%<br />50%<br />21%<br />0%<br />National Tests for 16 year olds<br />National Tests for 11 year olds<br />
  18. 18. Does Australia do any better? <br />
  19. 19. The Learning Challenge<br />Concept<br />Conflict<br />Clarity<br />1<br />2<br />Confusion<br />The Pit<br />107<br />
  20. 20. A selection of thinking skills<br />GROUP<br />HYPOTHESISE<br />IDENTIFY<br />INFER<br />INTERPRET<br />ORGANISE<br />PARAPHRASE<br />PREDICT<br />QUESTION<br />RANK<br />REPRESENT<br />RESPOND<br />SEQUENCE<br />SIMPLIFY<br />SHOW HOW<br />SOLVE<br />SORT<br />SUMMARISE<br />SUPPORT<br />TEST<br />VERIFY<br />VISUALISE<br />ANALYSE<br />ANTICIPATE<br />APPLY<br />CAUSAL-LINK<br />CHOOSE<br />CLASSIFY<br />COMPARE <br />CONNECT<br />CONTRAST<br />DECIDE<br />DEFINE<br />DESCRIBE <br />DETERMINE<br />DISCUSS<br />ELABORATE<br />ESTIMATE<br />EVALUATE<br />EXEMPLIFY<br />EXPLORE<br />GENERALISE<br />GIVE EXAMPLES<br />GIVE REASONS<br />76<br />
  21. 21. Eureka moments come from challenge<br />Eureka!<br />Concept<br />Conflict<br />Construct<br />Clarity<br />1<br />Confusion<br />3<br />2<br />The Pit<br />116<br />
  22. 22. Contact Details<br />www.jamesnottingham.co.uk<br />
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