Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools

Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools

by Mary Cay Ricci

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618210814
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 43,244
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mary Cay Ricci talks about mindset and how important it is to change your thinking in order to change your life to teachers, parents, and students across the country. She's worked for school districts in Maryland and has taught courses for Johns Hopkins University. She's also the New York Times' best-selling author of Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools and several other books.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Are Mindsets, and How Do They Affect the Classroom? 1

Chapter 2 What Are Some Ways to Begin Building a Growth Mindset School Culture? 13

Chapter 3 Why Is a Differentiated, Responsive Classroom Important to a Growth Mindset Culture? 31

Chapter 4 Why Is Critical Thinking Important in a Growth Mindset Class Culture? 55

Chapter 5 How Can Students Learn From Failure? 67

Chapter 6 What Messages Should Parents Hear About Growth Mindset? 75

Chapter 7 Can Gifted Education and a Growth Mindset Belief Coexist? 85

Chapter 8 What Are Some Ways to Help Students Adopt a Growth Mindset? 97

Chapter 9 What Are Some Ways School Staff Can Maintain a Growth Mindset School Culture? 139

Chapter 10 Summary 145

Resources 147

References 151

Appendix A Sample Training Plan for Staff Growth Mindset Professional Development 155

Appendix B Parent Newsletter Blurbs 163

About the Author 169

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