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Too much praise in the classroom 'does more harm than good'

A new report says teachers who give struggling pupils too much praise in the classroom could be doing them more harm than good.

Research by the education charity The Sutton Trust suggests many strategies used to encourage children in lessons may not actually work.

Alex Forsyth reports.

  • 31 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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