What to Do with Students Who Feel Entitled to Succeed without Effort

Rae Pica with Robert J. MacKenzie, Jean M. Twenge, Steve Reifman, Jon X

Decades of telling children that they are special has engendered a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment without being encumbered by the need to earn them. The fallout creates many challenges for teachers who must deal with this sense of entitlement in their classrooms. Our guests offer perspective, practical insights, and solutions.

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June 22, 2012
Episode Guests
Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed.D., is an educational psychologist and founder of the Setting Limits program. Jean M. Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and the author of Generation Me: The Narcissism Epidemic. Steve Reifman is a National Board Certified elementary school teacher and author of Eight Essentials for Empowered Teaching and Learning, K-8. Jon has been a public school teacher for the past 15 years and has taught grades 3 through 8.
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