Sunday, September 18, 2016

Brain Neuroplasticity Inside & Out Videos



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I wanted to share some of the really cool videos out there which talk about brain neuroplasticity, and how people (even adults) can learn completely new skills, and become proficient at them. Of course this also applies to breaking deeply-ingrained bad habits and forming positive ones.


"The Backwards Brain Bicycle" (Ted-Ed)


"After Watching This Your Brain Will Not Be The Same" - Lara Boyd (Ted Talk)


"The Power of Believing You Can Improve" - Carol Dweck, Ph.D. (Ted Talk)

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Latest Growth Mindset News

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Can Prisoners Be Reformed with the Growth Mindset?

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In the world of prisons, the goal used to be to reform people who had gone wrong in life, and release them back into society in a better condition and better equipped to make it in the law-abiding world. In the late seventies and early eighties, though, these goals were largely abandoned in favor of segregating evil-doers from the rest of society. Reform turned into warehousing, and sentences gradually became longer and longer.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Growth Mindset Headlines Through September 10, 2016

Ready to switch to the GROWTH mindset? Pick up your free copy of #1 Best Seller in 2 Amazon categories "Unbelievable Me: 5 Steps to a Mindset for Success. Free versions on Kindle App (for PC, tablet & mobile) and iBook (iPad, iPhone).

"Growth mindset" is in the news just about every day. Below is a list of some of the most recent big headlines. Be sure to check in regularly for the latest updates!

(and now we know that people can cultivate their talents too!)

September 2016
Education World: Should how teachers develop "grit" and "growth mindset" be better reflected in teacher evaluations
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/should-how-teachers-develop-%E2%80%98grit%E2%80%99-and-%E2%80%98growth-mindset%E2%80%99-be-better-reflected-teacher

August 2016
Huffington Post: Why Mastering a Growth Mindset Is Key to Becoming an Expert in Your Field
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jason-olsen/why-mastering-a-growth-mi_b_11634694.html

Ed Week: Mindset a Key Factor in Student Success http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/03/mindset-a-key-factor-in-student-success.html

Business Insider: Satya Nadella says this book gave him the 'intuition' he needed to revamp Microsoft
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-on-growth-mindset-2016-8

Do You Have a Growth Mindset?
http://boomeranged.co.uk/2016/07/growth-mindset/?platform=hootsuite


You can find many more headlines on my Twitter feed

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Growth Mindset Headlines Through August 27, 2016

Ready to switch to the GROWTH mindset? Pick up your free copy of #1 Best Seller in 2 Amazon categories "Unbelievable Me: 5 Steps to a Mindset for Success. Free versions on Kindle App (for PC, tablet & mobile) and iBook (iPad, iPhone).

"Growth mindset" is in the news just about every day. Below is a list of some of the most recent big headlines. Be sure to check in regularly for the latest updates!



August 2016
Huffington Post: Why Mastering a Growth Mindset Is Key to Becoming an Expert in Your Field
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jason-olsen/why-mastering-a-growth-mi_b_11634694.html

EdWeek: Mindset a Key Factor in Student Success http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/03/mindset-a-key-factor-in-student-success.html

Business Insider: Satya Nadella says this book gave him the 'intuition' he needed to revamp Microsoft
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-on-growth-mindset-2016-8

Do You Have a Growth Mindset?
http://boomeranged.co.uk/2016/07/growth-mindset/?platform=hootsuite

July 2016
Ed Week: A Growth Mindset May Counteract Effects of Poverty on Achievement, Study Says
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2016/07/a_growth_mindset_may_counteract_effects_of_poverty_on_achievement.html

Ed Week: 3 Ways Ed-Tech Can Cultivate a Growth Mindset
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/the-startup-blog/3-ways-edtech-can-cultivate-growth-mindsets/

Harvard Business Review: The Antidote to Our Anxious Times Is a Learning Mindset
https://hbr.org/2016/07/the-antidote-to-our-anxious-times-is-a-learning-mindset

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Growth Mindset Headlines Through August 6, 2016

Ready to switch to the GROWTH mindset? Pick up your free copy of #1 Best Seller in 2 Amazon categories "Unbelievable Me: 5 Steps to a Mindset for Success. Free versions on Kindle App (for PC, tablet & mobile) and iBook (iPad, iPhone).


"Growth mindset" is in the news just about every day. Below is a list of some of the most recent big headlines. Be sure to check in regularly for the latest updates!

August 2016
Satya Nadella says this book gave him the 'intuition' he needed to revamp Microsoft
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-on-growth-mindset-2016-8

Do You Have a Growth Mindset?
http://boomeranged.co.uk/2016/07/growth-mindset/?platform=hootsuite

July 2016
3 Ways Ed-Tech Can Cultivate a Growth Mindset
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/the-startup-blog/3-ways-edtech-can-cultivate-growth-mindsets/

Harvard Business Review: The Antidote to Our Anxious Times Is a Learning Mindset
https://hbr.org/2016/07/the-antidote-to-our-anxious-times-is-a-learning-mindset

Saturday, July 30, 2016

The Art of Learning Math and Science

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KQED blog author, Katrina Schwartz, shows us how art is being integrated into the entire school curriculum in a few pilot programs in a high poverty school area. Instead of being a luxury relegated to that lonely classroom far down some lonely labyrinth, and often cut from the budget completely for less fortunate kids, art is now welcomed into the math and science classes as a motivator. As a result of this experimental program (whereas only 17% of third graders were proficient in math five years earlier), the math proficiency of the students rose to an AMAZING 66%!