Archive for February 2015

Importance of Growth Mind-Set

Posted on February 5, 2015

In her article, “The Secrets of Raising Smart Kids,” in Scientific American (Winter 2015), Carol Dweck makes these points: “Many people assume that superior intelligence or ability is a key to success. But more than three decades of research shows that an overemphasis on intellect or talent — and the implication that such traits are innate or fixed — leaves people vulnerable to failure, fearful of challenges, andRead More

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Winter 2015 Newsletter

Posted on February 3, 2015

    Collectively our staff have dedicated over 183 years to Growing Places and over 200 years to the field of Early Childhood!! This amazing statistic is rarely achieved in this field and is recognized by community members and other early childhood professionals. The staff’s longevity and passion paired with their desire to provide the most enriching experience for all children is clearly evident within minutes of walkingRead More

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