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Video: The Marshmallow Test -- How Long Can You Last?

You already know about the Marshamllow Test from that New Yorker article over the summer.  Kids who can wait longer will do better in school.  Now here's the video.  It's just over three minutes long.  How long can YOU last?


PS: I tried waiting until the end of the day to post the video, but didn't make it. Impulse control is clearly a problem.

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What a hoot.

Impulse control and delayed gratification are concepts that rarely play a large role in current conversations about student engagement.

Adorable.
As the owner of a five year old boy, we read "It's Hard to be 5! Learning How to Work my Control Panel" almost nightly.
http://www.amazon.com/Its-Hard-Be-Five-Learning/dp/0060080957

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