The Ultimate Character Questionnaire A character questionnaire can be a great way to inspire a bit (or a lot) more detail about your characters. This list has been compiled from various sources around the net and in books and also our own brains. If you see any duplicates in the list please let us know, and if you have any additional questions we haven't thought of, email us if you'd like us to add them. http://www.novel-software.com/characterquestionnaire.aspx
Every child misbehaves sometimes - these are some of the reasons why. For NSPCC advice on how to encourage better behaviour see our guide: http://www.nspcc.org.uk/help-and-advice/for-parents-and-carers/guides-for-parents/better-behaviour/better-behaviour_wda90710.html
To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time. https://vimeo.com/128462566
Character flaws: The seven chief features of ego: A chief feature is a dominant negative attitude, a defensive and potentially destructive pattern of thinking, feeling and acting. We all have at least one. We create it during adolescence, and thereafter it manifests as a lifelong character flaw or personality defect.