• Chapter 8: Changing Mindsets

    Posted by Lori Cox at 3/29/2012 4:00:00 PM
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    1. Everyone knows change can be diffucult and slow, but what steps can you take to change the mindset of your students?
    2. What is the most important concept or idea that you can take away from reading this book?
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  • Chapter 7: Parents, Teachers, and Coaches: Where Do Mindsets Come From?

    Posted by Lori Cox at 3/19/2012 11:00:00 AM
    Chapter 7 deals with how people develop Mindsets
    What are some ways you could put the growth-mindset strategies into practice for your students?
    Do you believe you can help your students develop a growth mindset?
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  • Chapter 6: Relationships: Mindsets in Love (or not)

    Posted by Lori Cox at 3/19/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Chapter 6 is on personnal relationships.  Reading Chapter 6 is optional.  I will not post any questions about Chapter 6
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  • Chapter 5: Business and Leadership

    Posted by Lori Cox at 3/8/2012 8:00:00 AM
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    Do you think leaders are born not made, as in "a born leader"? Why or why not?
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  • Chapter 4. Sports: The Mindset of a Champion

    Posted by Lori Cox at 2/28/2012 3:00:00 PM
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     After reading this Chapter reflect on how teaching and coaching are similar and how the mindset of athltetes and students can affect perfomance on the field and in the classroom. 
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  • Chapter 3: The Truth About Ability and Accomplishment

    Posted by Lori Cox at 2/20/2012 9:00:00 AM
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    How does your MINDSET about your students affect your teaching?
    Reflect on the section about praise and positive labels (page 71-74). 
    Will this section change the way you will praise your students?
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  • Chapter 2: Inside the Mindsets

    Posted by Lori Cox at 2/9/2012 7:00:00 AM
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    Many responses from the first chapter raised questions about the two mindsets.  Did this chapter answer your questions?  What questions do you still have?
    Explain how the information in this chapter could help you understand yourself and others. 
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  • Chapter 1: The Mindsets

    Posted by Lori Cox at 1/29/2012 10:35:00 AM
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    Page 4-5:  Dweck talks about the IQ test.  Reread this section and reflect on the ideas presented.

     Think about students you have (or had in the past) with a fixed and/or growth mindset.  Did reading this chapter help you understand your students? 

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  • Before You Read the Book

    Posted by Lori Cox at 1/23/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Complete the "Evaluate Your Mindset" on the Mindset website
    What is your mindset?  Reflect on what you think it means.
    Listen to
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