The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve

The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve

by Annie Brock, Heather Hundley

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Overview

Bring growth mindset strategies into the classroom with this easy-to-follow guide for teachers to empower learning through grit and resilience

Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students’ potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. The Growth Mindset Coach provides all you need to foster a growth mindset classroom, including:

  • A Month-by-Month Program
  • Research-Based Activities
  • Hands-On Lesson Plans
  • Real-Life Educator Stories
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Sample Parent Letters

Studies show that growth mindsets result in higher test scores, improved grades and more in-class involvement. When your students understand that their intelligence is not limited, they succeed like never before. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612436012
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 16,752
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Annie Brock is a former high school English teacher and middle and high school library media specialist. She currently works as a freelance writer and educational technology consultant. Annie has a degree in journalism from Kansas State University, and earned her secondary English education credentials from Washburn University. She previously authored Introduction to Google Classroom.

Heather Hundley is an elementary educator with 12 years of teaching experience. She currently serves as a kindergarten teacher in Kansas. Heather has an elementary education degree from Washburn University and master’s degrees in education and in school leadership from Baker University. She has served as a supervisor for pre-service teachers and as a guest lecturer with Washburn University. Heather was recently nominated for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Two Mindsets 1

Chapter 1 August: Teaching Is a Practice, Not a Perfection 11

Chapter 2 September: Everyone Can Learn! 27

Chapter 3 October: My Brain Is Like a Muscle That Grows! 53

Chapter 4 November: I Am a Valued Member of This Learning Community 73

Chapter 5 December: We Love a Challenge! 95

Chapter 6 January: Feedback Is a Gift-Accept it 117

Chapter 7 February: A Goal without a Plan Is Just a Wish 129

Chapter 8 March: Mistakes Are Opportunities for Learning 145

Chapter 9 April: There's a Difference Between Not Knowing and Not Knowing Yet! 159

Chapter 10 May: I Got This! 175

Chapter 11 June: I Can't Take Care of Others If I Don't Take Care of Myself 189

Chapter 12 July: A New Day Is a New Opportunity to Grow 211

Endnotes 221

Index 226

Acknowledgments 236

About the Authors 239

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