Tag Archives: Growing Success

Using Google+ Communities to Encourage Feedback

Last semester, my students enjoyed using a Google+ Community to discuss ideas with students in Mexico.  This semester, my grade 12 students are using a  Google+ Community to connect with each other, with me, and their student-teacher. It isn’t always … Continue reading

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Building a Framework

We Are Makers from Learning Studio on Vimeo. Have you ever been so overwhelmed by something you’ve learned, that it feels like you know nothing at all?  Or so inspired by someone’s ideas that you end up with more questions … Continue reading

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Giving Credit

When we are on a steady course of learning, there can be moments that stand out a little bit more.  These moments may spike our curiosity or add clarity to what we’ve been trying to understand.  As I’ve mentioned before, … Continue reading

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Mind-Set

Last night’s reading,  ‘Mind-Sets and Equitable Education” by Carol S. Dweck, struck a personal chord with me.  In the article, Dweck discusses the difference between having a fixed vs. a growth mind-set.  Although most of her descriptions are meant to help us understand students … Continue reading

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