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How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset?

How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

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nice set of links about Carol Dweck's Mindset Theory.  Every parent needs to know what Carol Dweck discovered in her research.  

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 18, 2014 12:56 PM

Carol Dwek's Mindset is based on a lot of research she has done over the years. It has applications throughout higher education. 

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:09 AM

So one who wants to make a change must have a positive outlook on new situations or task that they are not used to?

 

This article is about how one can gain or become a part of the group that is a growth mind set. You gain success or become a better person by following these changes. 

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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

Are we expecting too much of our kids, or not enough? Give it some thought this week. ● Have you heard of Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow? Parents should know about him and his discoveries on humans’ bias to overconfidence. Really, read this one! ● Heard of Nicholas Christakis’ work on the impacts of our social networks? His article this week is a pitch to college freshman. He explains the informal learning of “peer effects” and describe

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Researchers Find That Frequent Tests Can Boost Learning

Researchers Find That Frequent Tests Can Boost Learning | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Annie Murphy Paul, Scientific American

 

Too often school assessments heighten anxiety and hinder learning. New research shows how to reverse the trend

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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
By tracking nearly 800 students for two decades, researchers found that social skills are powerful predictors.
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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

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by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

The most controversial articles this week explore screen addiction and the impacts of helicopter parenting on college students. ● The most brilliant article is by Ta-Nehisi Coates, the premier writer on race in America. "Letter to my Son" is unequalled. ● Top 10 Education Policies examined this week include charter schools' performance, accountability iteration, and common core's textbook problems. ● Do commencement speeches inspire you? NPR created a beautiful site to explore the best of the be

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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

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by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

We’ve all heard stories of parents standing in line for extreme amounts of time to register their kid for a popular school. “Waiting for Kindergarten,” by Gerard Sychay, is a gritty telling of the what, why and how of that experience. Reading it will leave you mildly inspired and less dumb. ● Explore two of our top ten learning concepts in articles this week--one on the growth mindset and another on practice and the 10,000 Hour Rule. ● Build your parent background knowledge! Be prepared for one

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The Importance of Failure: People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong

The Importance of Failure: People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
On celebrating mistakes and never considering oneself "smart."
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How Green Spaces In Schools Can Optimize Students' Learning And Productivity

How Green Spaces In Schools Can Optimize Students' Learning And Productivity | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
Children today spend less time outdoors than ever before -- and it may be detrimental not only to their physical health, but also to their cognitive development.

A yearlong study, recently publish
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Here's What the Media Got Wrong About Our 'Sesame Street' Education Study

Here's What the Media Got Wrong About Our 'Sesame Street' Education Study | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
The PBS children's show is no substitute for preschool.
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No quick fix for pupils with a fixed mindset about their own intelligence

No quick fix for pupils with a fixed mindset about their own intelligence | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
New research found that a programme aimed at changing pupils' mindsets had no significant impact on their attainment.

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Tony Meehan's curator insight, June 14, 4:14 PM

This highlights the need for a sustained approach towards changing learners with fixed mindsets about their intelligence, particularly those brought up in an environment which has fostered that mindset over years, or generations even.

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Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
Children aren’t born with an innate ability to act kindly, but they can learn it.
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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

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by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

You’ve made it to the end of the school year! Were those last weeks crazy-busy with parent-attendance requirements? Read Motoko Rich's article for some inconspicuous commiseration. ● There’s an intriguing TED Talk on the logical minds of babies. How scientists do this research is fascinating. Watch it to upgrade your baby observation skills. ● Dr. Judy Willis has written a short primer on the neuroscience of learning. It's pitched to teachers, but during summer, parents are the teachers. ● Want...

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Tiger Mum or Cat Dad? Claws out over parenting styles

Tiger Mum or Cat Dad? Claws out over parenting styles | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
There's a challenger to the super-strict high-achieving Tiger Mother - he's been dubbed 'Cat Dad' and is the subject of a hit Chinese TV programme.
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School Bullying, Cyberbullying Continue to Drop - US News

School Bullying, Cyberbullying Continue to Drop - US News | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
School bullying is at its lowest rate since 2005, but girls are still bullied at higher rates.
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Infant Language Learning Linked To Social Interaction

Infant Language Learning Linked To Social Interaction | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
New research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington (UW) suggests that infants develop language skills more

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Certainly not surprising to me, but a good reminder to limit kids' watching TV and  encourage their playing  and "socializing"...

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Peter Rettig's curator insight, August 2, 8:19 AM

Certainly not surprising to me, but a good reminder to limit kids' watching TV and  encourage their playing  and "socializing"...

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 2, 4:17 PM

Certainly not surprising to me, but a good reminder to limit kids' watching TV and  encourage their playing  and "socializing"...

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What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

Such debate about the place and purpose of online searching in learning and assessments is not new. But rather than thinking of ways to prevent students from cheating or plagiarising in their assessed pieces of work, maybe our obsession with the “authenticity” of their coursework or assessment is missing another important educational point.


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Interesting read about the nature of knowledge and learning.

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Heather Thompson's curator insight, August 1, 2:25 PM

Interesting read about the nature of knowledge and learning.

Elizabeth Bowden's curator insight, August 3, 5:11 PM

Solving problems through synthesising large amounts of information, often collaboratively, and engaging in exploratory and problem-solving pursuits (rather than just memorising facts and dates) are key skills in the 21st century, information-based economy.

Sanda Craina's curator insight, August 3, 5:32 PM

Interesting read about the nature of knowledge and learning.

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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

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by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

"Grit” is the featured topic this week. Can we help kids get more of it? Can it be taught in classrooms? Is it reliably measured? And...should the government collect the grit scores of students? ● The screen-time debate continues this week. The focus? How does parents' screen-time impact their kids? ● Congress is finally taking on the re-write of No Child Left Behind and its troublesome accountability system. Should parents be allowed to opt out their kids from mandated tests without risking federal sanctions...

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Preparing Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

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by Zach Klein, Medium

 

Childhood passions that seem like fads, sometimes even totally unproductive, could be mediums for experiencing the virtuous cycle of…

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Why Ninth Grade is the Pivotal Year for Dropping Out of High School

Why Ninth Grade is the Pivotal Year for Dropping Out of High School | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
There are programs to keep kids from dropping out, but the causes run more deeply, down to the design of school, according to researchers.
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Make Learning Spanish Fun With These Educational Games

Make Learning Spanish Fun With These Educational Games | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
The ability to speak Spanish can give you a big boost when it comes to applying for a job, and there's evidence that people who speak more than one language actually improve their brain function in certain ways.

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Peter Rettig's curator insight, June 29, 6:19 PM

I would add the Android app "Spanish Injection" to the list, Very cool and fun!

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Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
By teaching students to "drive their own brain" through metacognition, we provide a concrete way to guide them think about how they can best learn.
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Week's Best Articles on Learning and Education, for Parents

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by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

Happy Father’s Day! There’s great news for Dads. “Goofy” play is good for your kids! Of course you knew that. You could tell by their smiles. But check out this research and be scientifically vindicated. ● You’ve heard of growth and fixed mindsets, and the best way for parents to praise children. Now, find out how long it takes to overcome a fixed mindset. And learn more on-target phrases to praise your kids. ● A new study this week shows that kids learn from Sesame Street as much as they learn...

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The One Word That'll Ignite Your Child’s Confidence

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Knowing the “right” thing to say and do as parents is daunting. Are you tired of stress, lack of confidence or would like to switch a habit in minutes instead of weeks?
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How The Memory Works In Learning

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How The Memory Works In Learning: neuroscience, memory, cognition, judy willis
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Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Anya Kamenetz, NPR

 

Half the picture of student success is something other than academic. So why can't someone come up with a better name for them?

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The Secret to Learning Anything Fast

The Secret to Learning Anything Fast | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
This is what you must do if you want to learn anything.
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