Do we really need another learning mindset? Carol Dweck's fixed and growth mindset theories have revolutionized the way we teach students to approach their learning. Yet we must not forget that education used to be solely focused on measurable outcomes and the "what" of learning. Unfortunately, in some schools and classrooms, this rigid definition of … Continue reading Learning Mindsets and the Whole Child: The Fixed, Growth, and Benefit Mindset
Student wellbeing and social-emotional development are essential to academic achievement—but these are only a beginning. Infusing learning with personal passion and compelling purpose that considers the needs of others is at the heart of the benefit mindset, an exciting new teaching perspective moving empathy, inclusion, and altruism to the forefront of education. The “why” and the … Continue reading Teaching the Benefit Mindset: New Book Available Now!