The fully tiled en-suite bathroom has been refitted with a stylish modern suite to include bath with shower over, basin with integrated storage and WC with concealed cistern.DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS A detail on a map is seen in the map room at the Combined Operations Centre, dating back to World War Two, in the War Headquarters tunnels beneath Valletta, Malta, March 24, 2017.
DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS Part of a map showing the central Mediterranean is seen in the map room at the Combined Operations Centre, dating back to World War Two, in the War Headquarters tunnels beneath Valletta, Malta, March 24, 2017.In 1972, when I taught a group of elementary and middle school children who displayed helpless behavior in school that a lack of effort (rather than lack of ability) led to their mistakes on math problems, the kids learned to keep trying when the problems got tough.They also solved many more problems even in the face of difficulty.Such children hold an implicit belief that intelligence is innate and fixed, making striving to learn seem far less important than being (or looking) smart.This belief also makes them see challenges, mistakes and even the need to exert effort as threats to their ego rather than as opportunities to improve.The item models were taken from the official World of Warcraft website.
A brilliant student, Jonathan sailed through grade school.
He completed his assignments easily and routinely earned As.
Jonathan puzzled over why some of his classmates struggled, and his parents told him he had a special gift.
People can learn to be helpless, too, but not everyone reacts to setbacks this way.
I wondered: Why do some students give up when they encounter difficulty, whereas others who are no more skilled continue to strive and learn?
Schoolwork, their son maintained, was boring and pointless.