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Should We Be Pushing Our Teens To Achieve Their Best?

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Are you guilty of hyper-parenting? If you’re not sure, ask yourself the following questions: Do you push your teenager to do better, even when they’re already achieving? Are you competitive on your child’s behalf? Have you lined up all sorts of coaches and tutors to ensure your child gets into the top classes, A-sporting teams? [...]

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Tags: Anxiety · Education · Motivation

How Much Does It Cost To Motivate Your Teenager?

March 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

I admit to having a little laugh to myself when I heard that a high school in Maroubra, NSW, had made the headlines for apparently motivating students to do well in the HSC with cash incentives. Up to $3000 is believed to be on offer.
I laugh because of the number of times that I’ve [...]

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Tags: Education · Motivation