The Growth Mindset Playbook: A Teacher's Guide to Promoting Student Success

The Growth Mindset Playbook: A Teacher's Guide to Promoting Student Success

by Annie Brock, Heather Hundley

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Overview

The Growth Mindset Playbook: A Teacher's Guide to Promoting Student Success by Annie Brock, Heather Hundley

An easy-to-implement collection of creative ideas and new strategies that inspire students with the power of growth mindset

Students who harness the power of growth mindset can succeed beyond their wildest imagination. The key is having a growth-mindset teacher who provides support, guidance, and encouragement. Packed with research-based teaching methods, this approachable guide for applying the growth mindset offers:

• Tips for overcoming challenges
• Strategies for inspiring students
• Ideas for constructive feedback
• Techniques for improving communication
• Examples of engaging lesson plans


The follow-up to the bestselling The Growth Mindset Coach, this expert handbook highlights several best practices for helping students realize their potential, explore new opportunities, and succeed socially and academically.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612436876
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 48,373
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Annie Brock is a former high school English teacher, library media specialist, and coauthor of the bestselling book The Growth Mindset Coach. She currently works as a freelance writer and educational technology consultant. Annie has a degree in journalism from Kansas State University, and earned her secondary English education credentials from Washburn University. She is also the author of Introduction to Google Classroom.

Heather Hundley is an elementary educator with 12 years of teaching experience and coauthor of the bestselling book The Growth Mindset Coach. She currently serves as a kindergarten teacher in Kansas. Heather has an elementary education degree from Washburn University and master’s degrees in education and in school leadership from Baker University. She has served as a supervisor for pre-service teachers and as a guest lecturer with Washburn University. Heather was recently nominated for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Warm-Up 1

Chapter 1 Play 1: The Best We Can Be 14

Chapter 2 Play 2: Building Positive Relationships 29

Chapter 3 Play 3: Brain Training 43

Chapter 4 Play 4: Mission: Metacognition 55

Chapter 5 Play 5: After the Fall (Failure as a Path to Success) 69

Chapter 6 Play 6: The Shame Game 79

Chapter 7 Play 7: The Human Connection 93

Chapter 8 Play 8: Fostering a Happy, Collaborative Classroom 109

Chapter 9 Play 9: Increasing Engagement 123

Chapter 10 Play 10: Moonshots 136

Chapter 11 Self-Care and Reflection 154

Notes 177

Index 183

Acknowledgments 191

About the Authors 192

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