Growth Mindset is a concept that has taken the educational world by storm. Many educators understand its power and talk about it with their staff and students. Recently, however, Carol Dweck reminds us of the 'false' mindset that some of us have inadvertently shared by oversimplifying her research.
Joe Tong is a Communicating Student Learning Helping Teacher for the Surrey School Board. His website gives many suggestions and ideas of how to communicate student learning. Take time to read his Ignite presenatation titled "Are we being honest with ourselves?"
With the increase in research related to bilingualism, this article is an interesting one that describes how bilingual brains create students that are attentive, empathetic, engaged and perform better in school.
Jim Cummins' has written this article to challenge some long held assumptions related to French immersion. This article is easy to read. If you do so, please let me know...I'd be eager to chat with you :)