Salutations 4th-6th Grade Teachers! BUT DON’T STOP READING THIS APPLIES TO ALL TEACHERS of mathematics!
I am so excited the start of the school year! I can’t believe it is already October. My name is Amy Kinder and I represent 4th-6th grade teachers throughout the state of Utah. It fills with me great joy that as a teacher each and every year, we get a new chance to refine and enhance our instruction. At the end and beginning of each year, we get a chance to reflect on our experiences and then learn from our reflections. Take a moment and REFLECT on your instruction.
Self is a very powerful tool to improving and refining education.
INSPIRING MATH RESEARCH
GROWTH MINDSET: Don’t say “YOU’RE SMART!” to students EVER AGAIN.
Yes, I said it. Now, if you disagree, PREPARE YOURSELF to be amazed.
Take a moment to hear about it yourself by Carol Deck herself.
In summary: The stunning result is that praising children for being SMART or
intelligent HINDERS them! Instead, we should praise them for their effort and hard
work, but NOT for being good/smart/great/intelligent.
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