The Power of Effective Praise: A Guide for Teachers

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As an educator, you know the power of praise in the classroom. It can be a powerful tool to encourage and motivate your students, foster positive learning environments, and improve student outcomes. Definition and Benefits of Effective Praise in the Classroom Praise can be used to recognize and acknowledge a student’s actions, efforts, or behavior, […]

Understanding the Difference: Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

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The concept of a growth mindset vs fixed has been gaining traction in recent years. Educators, parents, and students alike can benefit from understanding the difference between a growth mindset and fixed mindset and how to develop a growth mindset. Overview of Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset Growth mindset vs. fixed mindset – it’s the […]

Nurturing A Growth Mindset In Students: Benefits, Activities, And Examples

Nurturing a growth mindset in our students is an important part of their development and learning. It helps them become more persistent, self-motivated, and better problem solvers.  They also tend to be willing to take on challenges, develop a positive attitude towards learning, and learn from mistakes made in their lives. This article provided an overview […]

Cultivating A Growth Mindset In The Classroom: Ideas & Practices

A growth mindset is an essential part of any classroom setting. Having an understanding of a growth mindset can help students become more motivated and successful learners. This can lead to higher engagement, a greater understanding of the material being taught and an overall more successful learning environment. We will discuss ways to cultivate this […]

Growth Mindset in Teaching: Benefits, Strategies, and Implications

Are you looking for ways to help your students reach their potential in the classroom? Have you heard of the concept of a growth mindset in teaching, but aren’t sure exactly how it works or what the benefits are? If so, then this blog post is for you! Here, we will discuss the concept of […]

5 Tips for When Times Are Tough

When times are tough, we want to do things that make us feel better or to simply try to survive.  But instead we put our head to the grindstone, work longer hours, and eat unhealthy foods thinking this will help us make it through. But in reality those are all the wrong things and it […]

5 Things Growth Mindset Is Not

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The concept of growth mindset has gained immense popularity among educators since Carol Dweck’s popular TED Talk, The Power of Yet, and her book Mindset. We learned from these amazing resources that students’ mindsets and how they perceive their abilities play a role in their ability to succeed. Unfortunately, many teachers have misconstrued the idea […]

5 Ways to Retrain Your Brain

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Your Beliefs Might be Holding You Back from Happiness This post was originally published on March 23, 2017, and updated on July 20, 2020.  What is a belief, and where do our beliefs come from? This is an important question to ask and understand, because the beliefs we hold about ourselves and our world have […]