Today's post includes contributions from David Yeager, Debbie Zacarian, Peter DeWitt, and Barbara Blackburn, along with comments from readers. They discuss the practical aspects of helping students develop a growth mindset.
Recently in instruction Category
December 21, 2015
December 19, 2015
Part One in this series features responses from Eduardo Briceño, Kristine Mraz and Christine Hertz. They share their thoughts on how to implement a growth mindset in the classroom.
December 16, 2015
This week's question is: What exactly is meant by a growth mindset, what might be common misconceptions about it, and what could it look like in the classroom?
December 05, 2015
Educators Mary Ann Zehr, Christopher Lehman, 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples Kristina J. Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett, Kimberly Carraway, and Libby Woodfin share their suggestions on how we can deal with the challenge of being stuck with an awful textbook.
December 02, 2015
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: How can you handle an awful textbook?
November 20, 2015
Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Pontus Hiort, Rebecca Blink, Leah Cleary, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, and Barbara Blackburn share their ideas on the role of tech in schools.
November 17, 2015
Andrew Miller, Jennifer Orr, Michael Fisher, Cheryl Mizerny and Travis Phelps discuss which should come first - curriculum or tech?
November 14, 2015
Educators Suzie Boss, Ken Halla, Jennifer Gonzalez, Kristina J. Doubet, Eric M. Carbaugh, Heather Staker, Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke provide their suggestions on how to balance the use of technology in the classroom.
November 10, 2015
Shawn Blankenship asks: What comes first: the Curriculum or the Technology? During lesson development, should we consider the curriculum and determine the best way to force fit technology integration? Or, is it more important to choose a technology tool that is engaging and user-friendly for students and then force fit the curriculum?
November 03, 2015
Today's post includes responses from PJ Caposey, Jennifer Gonzalez, Arpine Ovsepyan, Marcy Webb, Marie Levey-Pabst, Vance L. Austin, and Steven Anderson. I've also included comments from readers.