Jessica Lahey – The Gift of Failure

March 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
MIHS Performing Arts Center
9100 SE 42nd St
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Research has shown that the key to motivating students to own their education and develop resilience is intrinsic motivation. Jessica offers practical advice for fostering intrinsic motivation and weaning 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. Jessica Lahey is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, “The Gift of Failure.”

For parents with kids of all ages