Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity
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Complexity, chaos, and ambiguity are aspects of leadership and learning. Without those we cannot innovate and create.
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The Habits of Successful People: They Have a Growth Mindset - - The Buffer Blog

The Habits of Successful People: They Have a Growth Mindset - - The Buffer Blog | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

“Confidence is just displayed ability.” If you could display your ability to do something — whether that was making a free throw, solving a math problem, or selling a candy bar — then you would naturally become confident in your ability to do it again. I had never thought about using my actions to drive my mindset.


Via Karen Bowden
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

A growth mindset is important in all learning. It is something that is lacking in School. By fixing curricula and pretending that is what is learned, we create a fixed mindset. A growth mindset emerges when we realize curricula are meaning making experiences in teaching and learning.

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Karen Bowden's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:18 AM

Use your actions to drive your mindset.  “Display your ability first. Prove it to yourself and then you’ll believe it.”  Qualities that can be developed through your actions:  confidence, willpower, determination, and perseverance.

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Here We Go Again! Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

Here We Go Again! Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Grit is not teachable, but it is learnable. Placed in caring and supportive environments, students have the opportunity to learn grit and what it takes to succeed. This means adults have to know when to help and when to step back based on the child. I used Costa and Kallick's habits of mind along with critical thinking as a foundation and it works.

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