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Teachers Use Nominative Determinism To Label A Child

by | 8th, September 2009

tucker-benny PRESS Release of the day comes from a parenting club that tells us that 49% of teachers make assumptions about a child by their name. Yeah, only 49%. All that hard work endured by mum and dad as they try to name their bundle is not all that important.

Also, 57% of the teachers say the naughtier children, the Jacks and the Chardonnays, tend to be more popular with their peers than the Lionels, Hyacinths and Nevilles.

More than a third of teachers said the naughtiest pupils were often the brightest and the more sensitive; while two–thirds said they often were not.

The parenting club is looking not to alienate its clients. A good spin can be placed on the research.

Brandon is not an over-indulged, annoying, precious, spoilt

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