Tag Archives: growth mindset

The Joys of Teaching & Learning

I had an amazing week at work last week! I feel the need to capture this happiness (for my happy file!) before the next round of stress begins. I spent two days with some stellar Studio Classroom teachers, examining our … Continue reading

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My blog turns two this month! Feel free to click back here to read my reflections after one year of blogging. I continue to be amazed by where this journey has taken me over the last two years. Since I … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Unwritten & Unspoken

U: Unwritten & Unspoken One of the ideas I have been reflecting on are the rules and norms in our communities that are unwritten or unspoken. Whenever you accept a new job, building relationships and learning the culture of your … Continue reading

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[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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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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