What ClassDojo Monsters Can Teach Kids About Growth Mindset. Many teachers are excited about the compelling research on the power of a growth mindset to change student perceptions of themselves as learners.
Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck discovered that when kids receive a message that their brains are malleable and their abilities can be developed, they approach learning as a challenge that they are ready to embrace. That message resonates with many teachers who have long wanted that type of classroom environment. But while the research is compelling, many teachers still struggle to weave growth mindset into their daily teaching practice. Short videos to teach 'growth mindset' to students, teachers. Researchers at Stanford University are partnering with a San Francisco-based education startup to teach young people about the popular but often-misunderstood concept of “growth mindset,” which puts forth a new concept of intelligence.
Under the partnership, announced Tuesday, Stanford’s Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) and the company ClassDojo have developed a five-part series of animated videos that will be available free to teachers in coming weeks. It’s the first in ClassDojo’s “Big Ideas” series, which brings research into the classroom. Growth mindset, popularized in recent years by Stanford’s Carol Dweck and her colleagues, offers the tantalizing theory that students’ intelligence and abilities can be developed over time, in part through the right kind of encouragement. Though the idea is fairly straightforward, Dweck has recently said that many parents and teachers misinterpret it. Praising effort alone isn’t helpful if a child isn’t progressing, she says. We are just warming up. Dynamiskt tankesätt – JL Skolutveckling. En av böckerna som jag tipsade om i mitt blogginlägg boktips 2015 handlar om hur vi ser på hjärnan och vår förmåga att utvecklas.
Boken jag tänker på är Carol S. Self-Assessment Questions for a Growth Mindset. We recently came across this infographic by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. that beautifully sums up the process of self-assessment and the 21st Century Fluencies.
In a word, it’s all about evaluation. It couples so well with great formative self-assessment tools that we wanted to highlight it here and expand a little on each point. As we consider each question, obviously the best answer is “Yes.” But if it’s “No,” we want to understand why. Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains. How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture. Adilene Rodriguez admits she has always struggled with academics.
Especially in middle school she hated getting up early, found her classes boring and didn’t really see where it was all going. When she started her freshman year at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California, just south of Oakland, she was a shy student who rarely spoke up in class and had little confidence in herself as a scholar. Rodriguez is now a senior and her approach to school has changed dramatically over her high school career. She attributes her shift to her freshman science teacher, Jim Clark, who taught the class about growth mindset from the very beginning and backed up the discussion with action.
“He would tell me, ‘You need to push yourself, that’s how you’re going to grow. She didn’t believe him at first; she thought she just wasn’t good at science. When Clark suggested Rodriguez take AP biology she resisted, scared she’d be unprepared for the challenge. BBC Radio 4 - Mind Changers, Carol Dweck and Growth Mindset. Education Week. Vilket mindset har du när du möter dina elever? Har du någonsin funderat över varför vissa elever fortsätter försöka trots motgångar medan andra ger upp?
Det här är ett område som har intresserat forskaren Carol Dweck under många år. I sin forskning har hon kommit fram till att det finns två huvudkategorier av tänkesätt som styr vårt handlande; ett fixerat – ”Så här är det! 5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students. How Can We Help Every Student Tap Their Inner Genius?
By Zacc Dukowitz, Learnbop.com When we hear the word genius, certain people come immediately to mind—Albert Einstein in mathematics, or Warren Buffett in investing—but what exactly sets these people apart? It’s easy to simply shrug and say to ourselves, “Those people are just different. Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Affirming Statements. Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation by Terry Heick The ability to change is among the least-appreciated professional characteristics of a teacher.
This is especially true as education systems react to both external pressure, and internal instinct to change into something closer to truly progressive learning environments. As I was reading through Jackie Gerstein’s Education 3.0: Altering Round Peg in Round Hole Education, several slides stood out to me (one was the focus of a post earlier this week) including the image above, which offers statements teachers can use to both affirm the need for change, and “coach” themselves into a mindset for both change, and hopefully growth. (Number 5 is probably worthy of another post entirely!) You can find Jackie on twitter here, and her (excellent) blog here. Growth Mindset Development. 9 Effective Questions to Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset. Carol Dweck, "Developing a Growth Mindset".