Book Review: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck

One of my favorite books of all times, Carol Dweck’s Mindset has changed my thinking in fundamental ways.  If you’re going to read anything before the start of your school year (either as teachers or parents), read this one!  Synopsis At first glance, Dweck’s Mindset appears to be a pop-culture self-help book.  Don’t be fooled. … Continue reading Book Review: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck

A System of Best Practices: Introduction

Classrooms are complex environments. Could they be anything else when the bodies that fill them come with their own histories, needs, strengths, preferences, and interests? It’s no wonder that improving academic achievement for any student would be just as complex a process, just as multi-faceted a consideration, as the environments in which learning occurs. The… Continue reading A System of Best Practices: Introduction