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Mindsets and Learning

Mindsets are such a tricky thing.  Dr. Carol Dweck has done amazing research on the two different mindsets that all people can have.  When children are in their fixed mindset, they want to succeed, for the sake of being the

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Designing a course

Using environment and situational factors when planning lessons and outcomes for our students in a course can be a challenging task. The first hurdle in creating an outcome for students is creating a “big, hairy, audacious goal”. For me, this

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Learning

As an early childhood educator, most of my experiences in college regarding how children learn were based in the teachings of Piaget and Montessori. I came out of college with a cognitive theory view, along with a Gardener-like multiple intelligences

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My Learning Manifesto

My learning manifesto As an educator for 20 years, I decided to go back and get my Master’s in Technology and Leadership this year. Why, at the ripe old age of 42, would I decide to do such a crazy

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