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Will to win : helping children succeed

Author: Clare BeavisRachel CoughlanRobert M L WinstonFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)BBC Videos for Education & Training.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2008.
Series: Child of our time.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why do some children give up on problems easily while others persevere? What makes a boy or girl afraid to try in the first place? This program studies the factors that help create a resilient personality and the reasons why some children back down from challenges. Visiting a group of 25 seven-year-olds, the film observes them with their parents and on their own as they undertake practical tasks gauging motivation,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Case studies
Longitudinal studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Beavis; Rachel Coughlan; Robert M L Winston; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); BBC Videos for Education & Training.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Open University.; BBC Active (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 227327358
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 2007.
"BBC Active"--Container.
Credits: Photography, Chris Hartley ; editor, Wesley Thomas ; title music, Elizabeth Barker.
Performer(s): Presenter, Professor Robert Winston.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Child of our time.
Other Titles: Helping children succeed
Responsibility: BBC Education & Training ; co-production BBC/Open University ; produced and directed by Clare Beavis ; series producer, Rachel Coughlan.

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"Why do some children give up on problems easily while others persevere? What makes a boy or girl afraid to try in the first place? This program studies the factors that help create a resilient personality and the reasons why some children back down from challenges. Visiting a group of 25 seven-year-olds, the film observes them with their parents and on their own as they undertake practical tasks gauging motivation, self-confidence, and assertiveness"--Container.

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