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What I Wish I Had Known about Student Motivation

What I Wish I Had Known about Student Motivation | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
“You’re a smart kid; I just wish you’d apply yourself in my class.”
 
Most teachers have uttered a similar phrase. I know I did. I remember one student particularly well;…
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We do get hung up on intelligence (and IQ) when there is SO much more to "producing" than that.  Love the idea of a growth mindset.  Thinking about "possibility" means you strive to better yourself.  

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Another Article On The “Motivation Trumps IQ” Study | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Another Article On The “Motivation Trumps IQ” Study | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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This highlights, in part, why I often think to myself "It depends on what he/she is doing" when someone asks about a kid's IQ.  

 

 

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Using Mindfulness to Train Attention - Huffington Post

Using Mindfulness to Train Attention - Huffington Post | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Using Mindfulness to Train Attention
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Good question, and the answer is that using mindfulness to train attention can enhance your experience across the board.

Via Jem Muldoon
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Being in the moment.........

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