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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Is your child stressed, overwhelmed about beginning school? Returning? Going to a new school?

It’s almost time for our children to return to school. Fortunately, as parents and educators, we can help them manage their anxiety leading into this transition by giving them tools to change their mindset. If your child presents with a fixed mindset, they are more likely to struggle with schooling, deeming themselves failures. They have the belief that they will never be smart enough to succeed. If your child presents with a growth mindset, they believe in themselves as learners,…

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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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