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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.
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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
About the Authors 192