Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.
Most people in the education and sport worlds now know the difference between fixed (ability is set in stone) and growth mindset (ability is malleable). But how do we actually help develop a growth mindset? What are the sorts of behaviours and habits that we should be encouraging? Growth Mindset The most common knowledge around …
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think …
Teacher Tip: Use Animated Videos to Help Your Child Learn to Make Inferences
To make an inference, a student must make a logical connection between two or more ideas in a text. She needs to "read between the lines." And research shows if a student can make inferences with pictures, comics or videos, she can make them with words.
Help students develop a growth mindset with this classroom challenge that includes 20 engaging activities. The activities are meant to encourage resilience, hard-work, dedication, and improvement. Teachers set up the "Growth Mindset Classroom Challenge" bulletin board display that includes 20 hidden activity prompts. Once a challenge is revealed, the teacher finds the corresponding activity in the folder, passes it out to the class, and they are ready to go!
Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters for use on a growth mindset bulletin board and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.