Maple Grove Middle School: Week of October 12-October 16
In This Issue....
- Calendar of Weekly Events & Upcoming Dates
- Picture Retakes
- Conference Info
- Shifting Students from a Fixed to Growth Mindset
- Movie Trivia
Shifting Students from a Fixed to a Growth Mindset
While this article may be written in the context of a math classroom, the strategies can be applied to any content area.
In this article in Education Week, Evie Blad reports on how students’ mindsets can have a direct impact on achievement in mathematics. “A blend of family attitudes, cultural ideas, and frustration often leads students to believe that math ability is a fixed trait like eye color,” she says. The article goes on to offer 3 strategies to use with students to begin nurturing a Growth Mindset.
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