When Students Learn to Choose, They Choose to Learn

Note: This article first appeared on Learning Personalized in April, 2016: http://www.learningpersonalized.com/students-learn-choose-choose-learn/. Thanks go out to my friend and colleague, Allison Zmuda, who originally published the post! I was recently working with a group of high school teachers, and they voiced a concern that I’ve heard many

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Help Students Choose to Learn

Help Students Choose to Learn

This session summary appeared in the Conference Daily, the daily newspaper for the ASCD Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 2-4, 2016. The original link is: http://annualconference.ascd.org/attendee/conference-daily/2016/choose-to-learn.aspx. April Bailey Too often, students figure out what they’re supposed to do based solely on what the teacher tells them

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Promoting a Growth Mindset: An Activity to Try

Promoting a Growth Mindset: An Activity to Try

Many schools are working hard to help promote a growth mindset in their students. I recently facilitated a learning session with a group of teachers that I’d like to pass along. It is a simple activity that yielded some powerful thinking and concrete strategies. I encourage you

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