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Do you know how to teach a growth mindset?

For children with a fixed mindset, the classroom can be a scary place. They see school as the place where their abilities are evaluated, not as a place where their abilities are developed. Their goal in school tends to be to show that they are smart or at least to avoid looking dumb. For them, mistakes are a sign that they lack talent. For children with a growth mindset, the classroom is a more exciting and less judgmental place. They…

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Gearing up for the new school year

Now Christmas and New Year is over its time to look toward the new school year. But its not just any year. It’s 2020. A new year and a new decade. Our education systems across the globe are changing rapidly and as educators and parents we need to keep up with current trends so we can support our children. Future learning is not about learning another curriculum, we don’t need to reinvent it. What we do need to do is…

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9 Strategies for School Readiness

Your child’s mindset about school, whether they are returning or a beginner is the most important. Talk with your child in a positive and cheerful way about starting school. Notice any responses they give you when you talk about school and monitor what your child says. Are they enthusiastic or anxious? Talking positively about school can put them in the right mindset for all kinds of learning, not just academic. Having the right mindset is not only important for your…

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