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Jessica Lahey The Gift of Failure
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Garden City Community Event
Jessica Lahey - The Gift of Failure
Tuesday, October 24th, 7:30 pm, GCHS Auditorium
To register click HERE.

Best-selling author and contributing writer for The Atlantic and The New York Times, Jessica Lahey will speak to Garden City parents and residents on Tuesday, October 24th.

"What's the best way to motivate students to own their education and develop resilience? Research has shown that the key to all these things is intrinsic motivation or motivation that comes from within. Jessica summarizes the current research on autonomy-supportive parenting and teaching, competence, rewards, desirable difficulties, praise, and failure."

Ms. Lahey offers practical advice that will have a lasting impact on family dynamics and parenting, advancing the ultimate goal of raising independent, resilient and intrinsically motivated children.

To learn more about the Ms. Lahey and The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, click here.

Books will be sold before the presentation outside the auditorium. Mrs. Lahey will sign books at the end of the evening. There is no cost for this event – registration is required.
To register click HERE.

Mrs. Lahey will also present to GCMS and GCHS students and GCPS faculty over a two-day period October 24 - 25th. 

Proudly sponsored by the Garden City PTA

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