Growth Mindset

Enhancing Student Success with Authentic Engagement and Responsive Feedback

In this two-part blog post we will explore the recent ASCD book Teaching for Authentic Engagement by Lauren Porosoff. Porosoff discusses the concept of authentic student engagement and then offers practical tools for student collaboration for project-based and inquiry-based learning. […]

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Formative Feedback, Growth Mindset, Self-Directed Learning, Teach for Understanding
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Teaching Beyond the Surface: Strategies for Encouraging True Understanding – Part 1

Welcome to this 2-part series, where we delve into the art of teaching for understanding. In an era characterized by information overload, it is imperative for educators to shift their focus from merely transmitting knowledge to facilitating genuine comprehension. This

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Growth Mindset, Self-Directed Learning, Teach for Understanding
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Learning Stations: Fostering Student Independence for Self-Direction

Administrators and instructional coaches can encourage their teachers to set up learning stations in their classrooms. Incorporating learning stations is an effective way to encourage self-directed learning by providing students with the autonomy and flexibility to explore topics, engage with

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Inquiry Based Learning

Empowering Learners: How Inquiry-Based Learning Sparks a Growth Mindset

Inquiry-based learning is a process where students engage in making real-world connections to content learning through high-level questioning.  Asking questions, conducting research, and forming informed decisions are at the heart of inquiry-based learning and the result is a deeper understanding of the content through direct

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