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Getting into the right mindset for better learning

Getting into the right mindset for better learning | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

Mark Gleeson once again provides insight into an infographic. This one on fixed vs growth mindset. In this post he states "Originating from Stanford University psychologist/researcher Carol Dweck, its premise (from my initial reflection) is that as learners, we can either improve our intelligence through hard work or that we are born with a skill set and intelligence level that we are stuck with."


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This fits really well with the SIM work that has been happening!  It is a nice visual representation of the Dwek work.

 

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 7, 2013 8:58 AM

What do you think? Do your students come to you with a fixed mindset? Is there future pre-determined by birth? Is intelligence static? Or do you students come in with a growth mindset, with the knowledge that learning takes effort and time, the ability to try and fail, and try again (and again...)? Can intelligence be developed?

Gleeson provides an overview of the two mindsets and explores the infographic and the five categories within in it by asking each as a question. Below is one example...but you will find questins for each category in the post (challenges, obstacles, effort, criticism, success of others).

Quoting from the post:

OBSTACLES: Do we allow our children/ourselves to give up when learning becomes too difficult and stay in a growth- limiting ‘comfort zone’? OR Do we expect our childen/ourselves to persist until we overcome those obstacles and celebrate the achievement of success against all odds?And if you would like to watch a short video that discusses fixed mindset check out this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhLJPhxuvGM.

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:06 AM

People/Students do not go for the challenges because they are scared of failure. With failure come consequences fro example low grades. Anyone can say the grade doesn't matter  it is what you learned, however without the grade you can lose out on getting accepted into colleges or fail a class. 

 

This article is about  about how one can reach success by having a growth mindset.  By gaining and having the drive to gain more knowledge. 

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Transition to the Role of Principal / Vice-Principal - Ontario study/report


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Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning

Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Can inquiry-based and project-based learning exist in a traditional industrial-age school? It may be time for schools to invent fresh ecosystems designed specifically for inquiry.

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Posing Questions in the Digital Classroom

Posing Questions in the Digital Classroom | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Teachers ask hundreds of questions every week. It is the basis of all enquiry based learning. It is the main way of uncovering each child’s understanding. It can also help to move the learning on o...

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 3, 8:26 AM

Great apps to spice up your Instructor led or virtual training

junewall's curator insight, January 4, 1:45 AM

Perhaps a good intro for inquiry learning ?

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Quick Tutorial for the New Google Drive (2015) - YouTube


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Building Curiosity - YouTube

"My tribute to Curiosity, both the NASA rover and the human desire to discover, featuring words from some of science's greatest minds and LEGO's special edition Mars rover set."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 3, 2014 10:05 PM

This video, from PBS, explores curiosity. What makes one curious? Listen to a number of people describe why people may be curious. This video is inspiring and may lead some students in your class to think of curiosity and science in a new way.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 4, 2014 6:20 AM

Explorando ... la curiosidad Como una impor clave..Building Curiosity - YouTube | @scoopit via @BethDichter http://sco.lt/...

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Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

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Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers
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I like how this chat is written in student language.  It is a good reminder about what students might add if we ask.

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Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.
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WISE Voices: Embrace Change in Education - YouTube

WISE voices elaborate on the themes of creativity, innovation and learning in education. Consensus is: for us to be innovative and creative, we have to push ...

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Kevin Watson's curator insight, November 12, 2014 9:16 AM

It all starts at school....

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You Can Be in Five Places at Once – Differentiation Made Easy

You Can Be in Five Places at Once – Differentiation Made Easy | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Creating a Modified Flipped Classroom with Short Recordings Kelly Del Gatto received her B.S. in Elementary Education in 2010 and just completed her Masters of
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4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn

4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
When we talk about what changes technology has brought to classrooms across the globe, the answers could basically be never ending. Teachers could talk about things like bringing ease to researchin...

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 21, 2014 5:32 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

Leonie McIntosh's curator insight, October 22, 2014 8:47 PM

Reminds me of 8 ways pedagogy

 

Betty Skeet's curator insight, October 23, 2014 5:51 PM

Don't fight new Technologies learn instead how the process of Learning changes.

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The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere

The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Michael Fullan is certainly one of the three to four most influential edu-writers of our time. On whole systems design and change, only Paul Hill has earned equal influence. His most recent contribution, Stratosphere: Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Change Knowledge, is very short and very optimistic.
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The Mindset of the Maker Educator

The Mindset of the Maker Educator | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Here are some graphics, Thinglinks, and the slideshow I created for my Mindset of the Maker Educator Workshop:  

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 12, 2014 11:31 AM

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What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care?

What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
We're glad you asked. The coauthor of Invent to Learn explains how to start one in your schools and why making is the most powerful way for kids to learn.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=makerspace

 


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RESENTICE's curator insight, October 9, 2014 4:35 AM

Les Fablab mode d'emploi et intérêt pédagogique par l'auteur de l'ouvrage :

Invent To Learn - Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the ClassroomGary Stager co-écrit avec  Sylvia Martinez

Rejoignez le mouvement des "makers"!  Il s'agit d'une révolution alliant la  technologie et la créativité : l' apprenant actif étant au centre du processus d'apprentissage.

Rachelle Ackerman's curator insight, October 9, 2014 9:59 PM

Not directly about outdoor learning, but shared values of hands-on, child-driven learning.

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Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year

Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
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If we want better students, end the 19th-century ‘grading game’

If we want better students, end the 19th-century ‘grading game’ | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
The rigidity of using only grades to determine future success has stifled creativity and reinforced a negative climate for learning

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10 Great Places to Find, Download and Read Free or Inexpensive eBooks

10 Great Places to Find, Download and Read Free or Inexpensive eBooks | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Here is a great list of places where you can find and download free or inexpensive eBooks.

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11 EdTech Bloggers To Follow in 2014 (Good list)

11 EdTech Bloggers To Follow in 2014 (Good list) | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Looking for new ideas for how to use technology in your classroom in 2014?  Looking for colleagues to inspire your practice? Ideas to help integrate technology into your lesson plans? Look no further. One of the things we love most about teaching in the age of technology is the ability it gives...

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DailyEnglish's curator insight, December 28, 2014 2:54 AM

Des bloggers à suivre en 2015, pour des idées motivantes et des lecons interessants pour apprendre l'anglais

www.dailyenglish.fr

séjours linguistiques en immersion anglaise dans des familles anglaises partout en France

Get blogging

Sue Alexander's curator insight, December 30, 2014 9:17 AM

I concur, but would add Matt Miller's Ditch that Textbook to make an even dozen.

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Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

"This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc.  I started a list – see below.  Some have “always” been true – some are unique to this century of learning.  Let me know of any other universal skills you believe young people should know how to do."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 6, 2014 9:48 PM

What do young people need to know? Jackie Gerstein provides a great visual as well as a list of 18 ideas, and each has a link for additional information. She also requests that you send her additional ideas.

After you review the list you might consider how many of these skills are taught in your school, or consider which should be taught in school.
Five of her ideas are below. Click through to the post for the rest.

* How to be a self-directed learner – finding and using resources (both face-to-face and online) to learn and improve personal interests

* How to evaluate websites and online tools for credibility

* How to work in mixed-age groups

* How to code

* How to set and achieve goals

Kimberly House's curator insight, December 7, 2014 12:16 PM

The best question she asks is 'Which are taught in school? Which should be?' These are great questions to explore as a staff in looking at these universal skills.

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Mineclass - How to set up an Interschool Minecraft project

Mineclass - How to set up an Interschool Minecraft project | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Microsoft Education Australia's Teachers Blog - Support, tips, trick and stories from Australian Teachers for Australian Teachers

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Preso.tv

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The hassle-free way to broadcast retina-quality presentations on smartphones, tablets, and computers in real-time, anywhere in the world

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Judy Doctoroff's curator insight, December 2, 2014 10:31 AM

This is an amazing way to share files.  I hope they will expand the format to include other file types.  No registration and no account sign up is necessary.  It accepts Word, PDF and Powerpoint files.

Marie Arndt's curator insight, December 3, 2014 6:56 AM

A useful mobile tool for taking your presentations anywhere.

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:21 AM

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Teach students problem-solving, not information-gathering, B.C. educators told

Teach students problem-solving, not information-gathering, B.C. educators told | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
When all the information in the world — including mathematical formulae, historical dates and names, and philosophical theories — is available at the click of a button, what is the purpose of education? The purpose is to teach people how to evaluate information, ask the right questions, and be able to solve complex difficult problems, Quest University president David Helfand told educators gathered Friday during a session of the provincial professional development day.

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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old
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The Mindset of the Maker Educator

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.
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Read the whole Habits of Mind series for more info.

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Why Creative Teaching is Essential For the Information Age

Why Creative Teaching is Essential For the Information Age | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

Abandoning a narrow, one-size-fits all approach to teaching would help students develop the curiosity they need to become innovators of the future.


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