The Gift of Failure: Learning to Let Go So That Children Can Succeed
Jessica Lahey, author of New York Times bestseller The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So That Their Children Can Succeed, offers parents, teachers, administrators and guidance counselors practical advice for fostering intrinsic motivation. Learn how to wean your kids off of extrinsic motivators such as short-term rewards, bribes, honors, coercion and, yes, even grades, while giving kids the support and encouragement they need in order to succeed. This event is free and open to the public. There will be a book signing immediately afterwards. Books will be available for purchase at the event or in advance at Kiddliwinks.