Monthly Archives: March 2015

Having a Growth Mindset

My staff started off the year with a discussion about growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.  We watched the following Ted Talk and discussed what it means to actually believe that “some people are born smart.” This shift in thinking and … Continue reading

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An Evolutionary, Democratic Learning Community

Isn’t that a lovely title?  Inspiring?  I can’t take credit for it, it’s the title of chapter seven in Peter H. Johnston’s book Choice Words.  I LOVED this chapter!  It’s a little hard to think about school since in the … Continue reading

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