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Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
 

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

How the experiment was done

Published: 12Dec2014

DISE's Ratna Ghosh to receive India's Hind Rattan Award

Dr. Ratna Ghosh, professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill, will receive the prestigious Hind Rattan Award from the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day.

Published: 9Dec2014

Education’s library space reimagined

Education’s library space reimagined

Published: 4Dec2014

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services.

Published: 1Dec2014

EdUS Detention Den

4Dec201416:00
to
19:00
Education Building EdUS Lounge, Basement Level One, 3700 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

The Education Undergraduate Society of McGill host their bi-weekly Detention Den event in the Education lounge on Basement Level One in the Education Building, from 4pm until 7pm.

Randy Chevrier wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

Randy Chevrier (BEd ’99) wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

This past week was a memorable one for Calgary Stampeders long snapper Randy Chevrier (BEd ’99). Thursday, at the CFL’s annual awards presentation banquet, Chevrier’s sportsmanship and community involvement were recognized with his acceptance of the league’s Tom Pate Memorial Award. On Sunday, Chevrier won his third Grey Cup, as the Stampeders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20-16 in the 102nd edition of the historic CFL Championship game.

Published: 1Dec2014

DISE's Amélie Lemieux receives SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Award

Congratulations to McGill Department of Integrated Studies in Education PhD student Amélie Lemieux on being awarded a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Fellowship.

Amélie’s research explores the ways in which high school students’ reading practices evolve through an investigation of arts-related meaning making strategies.

Published: 27Nov2014

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