Tag Archives: growth mindset

[Mentor Text Monday] Tweets

I haven’t posted a Mentor Text post in a while, due to most of my reading being dense research articles. I remind my readers that research articles are not the type of writing you want students or teachers, or most normal … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Knowledge

[Abecedary of Reflection] K: Knowledge How do you acquire knowledge? Do you know what kind of a learner you are? Do you learn best by listening, viewing, reading, or writing? When it comes to knowledge, do you have a growth mindset … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Failure

F: Failure Such a negative word. So often teachers live in fear of failure. Failing our students, failing administrator’s evaluations, failing the state or the federal government’s requirements. Feeling like a failure. Students do everything in their power to impress … Continue reading

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Learning

When was the last time you learned something new?  I don’t mean when you read a new fact or had a new thought, but when you truly learned something new and applied that knowledge. Today at the gym, while waiting … Continue reading

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