Teaching self-control

Can teachers increase students’ self-control? (pdf) Children who haven’t learned to regulate their behavior at home can develop the skills in warm, organized, orderly classrooms, writes cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham in the new American Educator.

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  1. Anyone who went to Catholic school in the days when there were 50 kids in a classroom knows the answer is yes.

  2. Thanks for sharing that article–looking forward to reading it.

    And I agree with Ruth Joy–see my blog post here:

    http://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/2011/02/the-x-factor-self-control.html