Tag : James Nottingham

What do you expect?

For the most part, I believe that kids tend to rise or fall based on the expectations of the adults in their life.  Last year, I was reminded of the book, ‘Pygmalion in the Classroom’ when I attended a workshop by James Nottingham. The book describes an experiment carried out in a US elementary school to test this “expectation” hypothesis. In the experiment, Rosenthal and Jacobson tested the intelligence of all of the students at an elementary school. Then, they randomly […]

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