The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-By-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve, Sep/2016
|Author(s)||Annie Brock and Heather Hundley|
|Year Publish||2016 September|
A complete and easy-to-follow guide for inspiring every student with the power of growth mindset
Many students feel they are “bad” in some areas, like math or science, and “good” in others, like reading and writing. The Growth Mindset Coach shows teachers why they can throw that myth out the window. Includes detailed lesson plans, hands-on activities, discussion points for talking with parents, and daily keywords, this helpful tool offers a monthly planner for making any classroom a positive, growth mindset environment. It’s a step-by-step guide for empowering students to excel in all areas. Based on decades of research, the psychology of mindset is the hottest topic of discussion among educators everywhere. Studies show that students in classrooms with growth mindset have higher classroom engagement and increased GPAs. The Growth Mindset Coach breaks down the research and studies to offer an accessible, practical tool for teachers to use immediately. From detailed lesson plans in various subjects to crucial encouraging words and phrases, The Growth Mindset Coach outlines a new set of skills and strategies that helps students realize their own potential, work harder, and accomplish more.
About The Authors:
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."