This pin falls under the 6th Task of Implementing Effective Instructional Practices. But even more specifically, it focuses on the tuning of your teaching styles. I think that a growth mindset is crucial as a teacher, and this pin really helps in focusing more on the classroom and the ways that you are implementing your teaching styles. I think that without this sort of thinking, changes cannot be made to teaching styles, which needs to occur more often than it does.
Important to remember: mistakes are wonderful opportunities to learn. Also Ed Leadership is a great magazine for any ed practitioner to stay current on what's happening in the field: Thomas R. Hoerr, “Got Grit?” Educational Leadership¸ March 2012
During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in their fields for the basis of their research. Students will research their famous person as they respond to targeted research questions. While researching, they’ll be on the lookout for ways that the famous person had a growth mindset. Next…
For school leaders, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leadership. | Edutopia
Principals As Chief Culture Officers: Five (Not Always Easy) Steps
The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement provides an article on “Middle-to-High-School Transition” that outlines the components needed for an effective transition program. The article also includes several examples of effective programs that are currently running.