In a growth mindset, there are larger factors than the outcome. Progress and growth are acknowledged as valuable in the learning process.
Helping students fail is about thinking like a scientist, farmer, designer, or CEO--failing gives the data needed to proceed.
Critical thinking is certainly a 'skill' but when possessed as a mindset--a playful and humble willingness--it shifts from a labor to an art.
If you really want to make a student give up, set the bar high and withhold the praise until they reach it.
Genius requires one to reject convention in pursuit of something special through a mix of intelligence, creativity, mindset, and perseverance.
Here are 25 social-emotional learning resources for teachers that you can implement to help students grow in the affective domain.
Exchange perspectives: Ask them to explain a situation from your perspective and you explain it from theirs.
From adjusted grading policies to framing learning as a messy process, there are many ways to honor mistakes in the learning process.
How can you help your students develop a growth mindset? Ask them to add 'yet' to the end of their 'I can’t do this' statements.
What motivates students? More specifically, what motivates them to be engaged at school to master the objective you've chosen for them?
Growth mindset sentence stems model the language, tone, and patterns that can lead to the development of a growth mindset over time.
I am responsible for everyone and thing in this class and therefore at times what I say and do may confuse you or even seem unfair or wrong.
Help students understand that 'help' is the norm in the creative, scientific, and professional world. It's not just 'okay,' it's necessary.
This is first about how the process of becoming wrong—the sweeping of the arms out in front of you as you search—helps you become right.
There are different kinds of mistakes: careless mistakes, systematic mistakes, misconceptions, etc. Students need help understanding this.
My colleague and I took a constructionist approach to teaching. Our students tinkered, failed, learned, and created. Here’s how we did it.