Monthly Archives: November 2016

What Does a Growth Mindset Have to Do with Learning? — Online Learning Insights

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We can learn to be smart is the premise of Mindset The New Psychology of Success: How we Can Learn to Fulfill our Potential by Carol Dweck (2006). Dweck debunks the idea that intelligence is fixed, is predetermined by our gene pool. Instead, Dweck suggests individuals with a ‘growth mindset’ develop intelligence and abilities over […]

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Building Empathy Muscles in the Classroom — Sound Discipline’s Blog

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Teaching is easier when your students look out for each other, connect with each other, and can self-regulate when challenging situations arise. That calls for empathy. Building empathy requires opportunities to practice, learn, and make mistakes in a safe classroom environment. Here are some ideas to increase empathy in your classroom: Practice naming feelings. When […]

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