Introduces the anatomy and functions of the brain; describes how the the brain is able to stretch and grow; and explains how mistakes are an essential part of learning.
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This innovative and timely picture book teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains. It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning. The book introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way.
What type of mindset do you have?Are you struck in fixed mindset and you want to change this?Are you facing difficulties in developing your growth mindset?Do you want to be more confident in everything you do?If the answer to above questions is YES, then this book is definitely for you. In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work, brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.There is also another type of mindset that is fixed. In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success without effort. This book will discuss the following topics in detail-Fixed mindset and growth mindset.-Development of growth mindset -Stretching and shaping growth mindset -Things that will boost your confidence level. If you want to be more confident and want to change mindset then, hurry up and click buy button!!!
Enna is a girl who doesn't believe in herself and often utters the phrase "I can't do that!" One night in a dream she sees all the possible future versions of herself, discovering that she can be any of those versions with time, knowledge and dedication. She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!".
- Author : Mary Catharine Campbell
- Publisher : Routledge
- Release Date : 2021-09-09
- Genre : Education
- Pages : 258
- ISBN : 9781000493511
This book is a practical guide for identifying and supporting gifted English language learners (ELLs) based on research and firsthand teaching experience. This book: Presents practical information and strategies for identifying gifted ELLs. Helps readers understand more about potentially gifted behaviors and talents. Supports the enrichment and social-emotional needs of these students. Includes background information, teaching strategies, and methods. Offers ideas for lessons and activities that can be used to support any learner. Research from the last 2 decades shows that there is a considerable disparity between ELLs and native English speakers identified as gifted. This book will inspire action by key players in these students' lives, including English language and gifted educators, classroom teachers, school administrators, district and state leaders, families, and the greater community.
Using Music to Enhance Student Learning: A Practical Guide for Elementary Classroom Teachers, Third Edition, provides Elementary Education students with the tools and pedagogical skills they need to integrate music into the general education classroom setting. The goal of this interdisciplinary approach is to increase student engagement in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies—with minimal music theory involved—while stimulating social and emotional development. Supported by current research in an ever-changing field, the strategies and methods collected here are suitable for pre- and in-service teachers alike, highlighting intuitive musical pathways that are effective in maintaining a student’s attention, building motivation, and enhancing learning in all subjects. New to this edition: A new chapter—"The Brain Connection"—detailing music’s impact on learning Updated listening maps, unique to Using Music to Enhance Student Learning and its teaching method A revised and comprehensive songbook as an appendix—no longer a separate booklet Updated listening examples to reflect diverse populations Modified references throughout to account for recent research A robust companion website features full-color animated listening maps, streaming audio tracks, sample syllabi and quizzes, assignment rubrics, links for additional resources, and more. Ideal for promoting learning experiences in both music and general classroom subjects, Using Music to Enhance Student Learning presents musical integration strategies that are practical, efficient, and easy to infuse into standard curricula.
Your game plan for getting boys on the path to higher achievement As a school leader, Kelley King has walked the talk: she successfully led her own staff to close the achievement gap between boys and girls in reading and writing in just one year. In this book, readers get King’s step-by-step, research-based leadership plan for jump-starting boys’ achievement. King shares: Critical insight into the brain-based differences between boys and girls First-hand leadership and classroom experiences to provide educators with a blueprint for creating schools where boys (and girls!) thrive Ready-to-use activities and resources for leading a successful gap-closing initiative
When students believe that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. Inspired by the popular mindset idea that hard work and effort can lead to success, this updated edition of Mindsets in the Classroom provides educators with ideas for ways to build a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential. The book includes a planning template, a step-by-step description of a growth mindset culture, and Look Fors for adopting a differentiated, responsive instruction model teachers can use immediately in their classrooms. It also highlights the importance of critical thinking and teaching students to learn from failure. The four most important components of a growth mindset learning environment are also presented. The book includes a sample professional development plan and ideas for communicating the mindset concept to parents. This updated edition also presents ways to build the concept of “grit” and includes application to Makerspaces, instructional coaching, grading, and more! With this book's easy-to-follow advice, tasks, and strategies, teachers can grow a love of learning in their students.
Hearts and Minds Matter: Creating Learning Environments Where All Students Belong is an invaluable resource for all educational stakeholders, including teachers, school administrators, classroom support personnel, students and parents. The work is based on the understanding that human potential, given the right learning conditions, is boundless. In it, authors Jackie Eldridge and Denise McLafferty explore the many positive and necessary attributes of inclusion. To maximize a child’s potential, they must feel they belong to, and are in, a predictable learning environment. Only through inclusion and the creation and sustainability of a safe community can children survive, thrive, and become resilient adults. Grounded in research on human needs and wants, emotional intelligence, brain-compatible learning, and resilience, Hearts and Minds Matter: Creating Learning Environments Where All Students Belong provides educators with the foundation necessary to understand the power of belonging in safe, inclusive classrooms. This work provides a balance of theory and practice, with a wide variety of engaging strategies, tactics, and skills that can be immediately incorporated into the classrooms of today. The approach allows students to maximize their academic and social-emotional skills with trust and confidence. People can and will make a difference in the world, given optimal circumstances. Hearts and Minds Matter: Creating Learning Environments Where All Students Belong is here to help you build and sustain these conditions.
"This is book has been written for the literacy specialist, coach, interventionist, classroom teacher, or other educators who work to support Pre-K through grade 12 students' language and literacy development. Chapter 1 is an introduction to literacy, assessment, and instruction. Chapter 2 focuses on the importance of building relationships with others to help students develop positive attitudes and motivation toward literacy and learning. Chapters 3 through 7 each address a different literacy process: language development; word analysis; reading fluency; listening, reading, and viewing comprehension; and writing composition and visual representation. The final section of each of these chapters provides specific literacy strategies that educators can model, students can use to develop literacy and independent problem-solving abilities, and then apply to new experiences to engage in lifelong learning"--
Talent Development in School helps educators utilize research-based curriculum and strategies to implement talent development in the classroom. This practical guide: Focuses on a talent development model that is centered on teacher learning. Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners. Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students. Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education. Is perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators. Talent Development in School features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning—such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset—affect talent development. Written by experts in the field, this book will become a go-to for professional learning and development.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills are the tools that every child needs to succeed in school and in life. This book introduces readers to the SEL skill of self-confidence, a key part of the SEL core concept of self-awareness. Readers will follow Bella the Bear as she uses her confidence to achieve her goal. Eye-catching illustrations, a stimulating storyline, and a relatable situation will engage students as they acquire integral skills for daily life. For a comprehensive learning experience, this fiction title can be paired with the nonfiction title I Believe in Me! (ISBN: 9781725353480). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides vocabulary, reflections, background knowledge, text-dependent questions, whole class activities, and independent activities.
Skip the late-night lesson planning and start stretching your students' minds with this practical, ready-to-use companion to the popular The Growth Mindset Coach series. Thanks to the revolutionary power of growth mindsets, teachers everywhere have been helping their students realize their boundless potential. However, with busy schedules and crowded classes, infusing growth mindset principles into your lessons every day is sometimes easier said than done. From the best-selling authors of The Growth Mindset Coach, this new book makes implementing mindset strategies easier than ever before. With over 50 ready-to-use resources all focused on fostering growth mindsets, The Growth Mindset Classroom-Ready Resource Book, is your new go-to teaching assistant. These resilient- and grit-building ideas include: - Interactive lesson plans - Creative conversation starters - Mindful reflection exercises - Classroom management strategies A perfect supplement for any teacher looking for additional support in banishing fixed mindsets and instilling a growth mindset culture in their classroom.
Stressed Out!: Solutions to Help Your Child Manage and Overcome Stress is an easy-to-read guide for parents to help their children understand stress, its effects on kids' day-to-day lives, and how to handle it. The book suggests stress management solutions that can be implemented by even the busiest parents and kids, focusing on a variety of common stressful situations that are grouped according to three categories—school, family, or environmental. Strategies include sample dialogues parents can use in conversation with their child and activities to help children gain insight and understanding into the nature of their stress, such as worksheets, role-play scenarios, or children's stories. Designed for maximum accessibility, parents and their children can immediately apply and reinforce the solutions. Inherent in each chapter is the underlying understanding that stress in children is very individual and solutions need to be individualized to fit the circumstances and personality of each child. 2018 NAGC Book of the Year Award Winner
Explaining how adoptive parents can help their traumatised child develop, it looks at the many different factors that can manifest in trauma, and how parents should respond to them.
There’s more to student success than standards and test scores… Integrating Social and Emotional Learning into a curriculum has been shown to increase personal and school-wide growth. With lifelong success the goal over simply meeting academic thresholds, Teaching Kids to Thrive presents strategies, activities, and stories in an approachable way to develop responsible, self-motivated learners. Uniting social, academic, and self-skills this instrumental resource offers benefits to students such as: Using mindfulness strategies to help students tap their inner strengths Learning to self-regulate and control other executive brain functions Developing growth mindsets along with perseverance and resilience Cultivating a sense of responsibility, honesty, and integrity Encouraging a capacity for empathy and gratitude
A classroom is a high-energy, dynamic environment in which there are dozens of moving parts at any given moment. Teachers need to be able to think quickly and remain calm in the face of constant change. Being mindful helps teachers act effectively as opposed to reactively, which facilitates classroom management and improves the climate of the classroom and school. Mindfulness also helps teachers reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and organization, and be more observant and responsive. This six-page, quick-reference laminated guide is designed to help busy teachers easily access a wide range of basic mindfulness practices that help them return to the present moment throughout the day. It also guides teachers through the process of teaching mindfulness to students (K-12) in the classroom so that students are calmer, more confident, more self-reflective, less reactive, and better able to manage relationships and problem solve.
- Author : Liz Knowles Ed.D.
- Publisher : ABC-CLIO
- Release Date : 2018-06-01
- Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
- Pages : 175
- ISBN : 9781440862519
You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. • Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM topics • Offers topical project and problem-solving activity ideas for students in the library makerspace • Provides research and additional resources for teachers and librarians to use in implementing successful STEAM programs
A fun and funny way for kids to learn about mistakes and how to recover from them. Making a mistake can leave anyone feeling sick in the stomach or thinking that the world is going to end. Learning how to cope with mistakes—and how to stop that “ache”—can be one of the hardest parts of growing up. The latest entry in Free Spirit’s acclaimed Laugh and Learn® series takes a closer look at the mistakes kids make—honest and intentional—and offers practical advice on how to bounce back. With a healthy dose of humor, readers learn that embarrassing moments aren’t forever and a sincere apology can go a long way. Laugh & Learn® Series Realistic topics, practical advice, silly jokes, fun illustrations, and a kid-centric point of view all add up to one of the most popular series young people turn to for help with school, families, siblings, and more. Kids ages 8–13 can tote these pocket-size guides anywhere and learn to slash stress, give cliques and rude people the boot, get organized, behave becomingly, and, in general, hugely boost their coping skills.
- Author : Sara Lev
- Publisher : Routledge
- Release Date : 2020-05-17
- Genre : Education
- Pages : 250
- ISBN : 9780429516481
This ground-breaking book proves that Project Based Learning (PBL) does work in early childhood classrooms. Most common understandings of PBL in Pre-K through 2nd grade are rife with assumptions, misconceptions, and perceived barriers that have prevented its widespread implementation. Implementing Project Based Learning in Early Childhood breaks down these barriers, offering teachers and leaders at various stages of PBL implementation the tools, resources, instructional strategies, and suggestions needed to dispel the myths and discover the truth. Full of practical approaches and strategies, chapters encourage you to consider your current practices from new perspectives while "Reflect and Connect" sections provide opportunities to think through your questions, make connections to your current practices, and plan your next steps. Educators will gain a deep understanding of PBL in early childhood and build their confidence to engage all students in high quality Project Based Learning from the beginning of the school year to the end.