Tag Archives: #growthmindset

Do We Just Question Or Do We Make Changes?

This is the week I help out in my school with childcare for “faculty and staff children” as everyone is getting ready for students the day after Labor Day. I am one of the substitute teachers, a role that I am … Continue reading

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Is It Lunch, Yet?

  Hurray it’s my time for lunch. For many, many years I ate lunch in the classroom with my kinder team mates. We laughed, shared personal and professional stories and planned for unexpected lessons. Then one year a kinder team mate … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

I spent Thanksgiving with my three grandkids in Dallas. It was wonderful being part of their energy; each with their own personality, likes and dislikes, moments of cohesiveness in their interactions and at times the discord. They practiced piano and … Continue reading

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Because I Can

I wrote a post a while back about being honest when you’re not ready to do something and say I Can’t Do It Right Now which can be read Here Today I want to share an incident and comment one of my … Continue reading

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AN AHA MOMENT

This is a short post on an “aha moment” I had on Thursday after our PD about learning and the brain. We had a speaker discuss  various topics concerned with learning, perseverance, mindset and connections to the brain. I thought … Continue reading

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Genius Hour As A Mindset

Full Disclosure: Genius Hour is one of the best ideas that I have embraced not only for my kindergarten students, but for myself as well. I look at success in genius hour in the framework of creating ideas, working collaboratively … Continue reading

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Team Teaching and What It Means: The Power Of Being Connected

It took me awhile to go back and reflect (Part 2) on my team teaching throughout my career. I think a post from @gcouros Twitter Equals Growth mindset was the impetus for continuing along this vein. In his post George … Continue reading

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