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IN THIS ISSUE - April 2014
True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach it
Cultivating Resiliency in Educators
Developing a Growth Mindset
12 Ways to Motivate Students
 
   
True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It
Vicki Davis, Edutopia
Georgia educator, Vicki Davis, shares ten tips for teaching grit in the classroom. Her recommendations include a reading list, links to videos, and links to research and resources from leading grit experts Angela Duckworth, Carol Dweck, and Angela Maiers.
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Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators
Elena Aguilar, Education Week
Emotional resilience is how well we handle adversity, stress, setbacks, change, and struggle—essential skills for anyone working in the education these days. Emotional intelligence and resilience can be learned and strengthened. This article provides an overview of what these essential skills are and the importance of nurturing them in ourselves and colleagues.
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Maintaining a Growth Mindset in a Seemingly Fixed World
MiddleWeb
A growth mindset incorporates much more than academics, including the belief that learning is a process and that there is value in teaching our students how to be flexible, relaxed thinkers. Two educators share how they're cultivating a growth mindset in their classroom and how emotional growth in students manifests in many different ways.
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Top 12 Ways to Motivate Students
Annie Condrun, TeachHub.com
Motivation is key to academic success. Here are a few strategies to help you encourage your students to take ownership of their education and increase their desire to learn.
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