This is great reading material for everyone and will elicit many expressions of 'Now I get it!' from the adults!"—Fretta Reitzes, Director, Goldman Center, 92nd Street Y "Your Fantastic Elastic Brain is a wonderful, engaging book for ...
Author: JoAnn Deak, Ph.D.
Publisher: Little Pickle Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Did you know you can stretch and grow your own brain? Or that making mistakes is one of the best ways your brain learns? Just like how lifting weights helps your muscles get stronger, trying new things without giving up—like finding the courage to put your face in the water the first time you’re at a pool—strengthens your brain. Next time, your brain will remind you that you overcame that fear, and you will be braver! Your Fantastic Elastic Brain has sold over 250,000 copies and won six awards: The Mom’s Choice Gold Award; The Moonbeam Gold Award for Non-Fiction Picture Book; The Pewter Gold Ink Award for Distinguished Printing; The Parent’s Choice Silver Award for Interior Design, Children’s/Young Adult; The Nautilus Silver Award for Children’s Non-Fiction; The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner for Interior Design, Children’s/Young Adult. It was also honored as a Next Generation Indie Award Finalist for Children’s/Juvenile Nonfiction.
It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning. The book introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way.
Author: JoAnn M. Deak
This innovative and timely picture book teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains. It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning. The book introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way.
This book will discuss the following topics in detail-Fixed mindset and growth mindset.-Development of growth mindset -Stretching and shaping growth mindset -Things that will boost your confidence level.
Author: Peter Anderson
What type of mindset do you have?Are you struck in fixed mindset and you want to change this?Are you facing difficulties in developing your growth mindset?Do you want to be more confident in everything you do?If the answer to above questions is YES, then this book is definitely for you. In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work, brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.There is also another type of mindset that is fixed. In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success without effort. This book will discuss the following topics in detail-Fixed mindset and growth mindset.-Development of growth mindset -Stretching and shaping growth mindset -Things that will boost your confidence level. If you want to be more confident and want to change mindset then, hurry up and click buy button!!!
She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!".
Author: Esther Cordova
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Category: Maturation (Psychology)
Enna is a girl who doesn't believe in herself and often utters the phrase "I can't do that!" One night in a dream she sees all the possible future versions of herself, discovering that she can be any of those versions with time, knowledge and dedication. She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!".
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Author: Mary Cay Ricci
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
With this book's easy-to-follow advice, tasks, and strategies, teachers can grow a love of learning in their students. When students believe that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. Inspired by the popular mindset idea that hard work and effort can lead to success, Mindsets in the Classroom provides educators with ideas for building a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential. With the book's step-by-step guidance on adopting a differentiated, responsive instruction model, teachers can immediately use growth mindset culture in their classrooms. It also highlights the importance of critical thinking and teaching students to learn from failure. Includes a sample professional development plan and ideas for communicating the mindset concept to parents.
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Author: Kelley King
Publisher: Corwin Press
Your game plan for getting boys on the path to higher achievement As a school leader, Kelley King has walked the talk: she successfully led her own staff to close the achievement gap between boys and girls in reading and writing in just one year. In this book, readers get King’s step-by-step, research-based leadership plan for jump-starting boys’ achievement. King shares: Critical insight into the brain-based differences between boys and girls First-hand leadership and classroom experiences to provide educators with a blueprint for creating schools where boys (and girls!) thrive Ready-to-use activities and resources for leading a successful gap-closing initiative
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Author: Stephanie L. McAndrews
Publisher: Guilford Publications
"This is book has been written for the literacy specialist, coach, interventionist, classroom teacher, or other educators who work to support Pre-K through grade 12 students' language and literacy development. Chapter 1 is an introduction to literacy, assessment, and instruction. Chapter 2 focuses on the importance of building relationships with others to help students develop positive attitudes and motivation toward literacy and learning. Chapters 3 through 7 each address a different literacy process: language development; word analysis; reading fluency; listening, reading, and viewing comprehension; and writing composition and visual representation. The final section of each of these chapters provides specific literacy strategies that educators can model, students can use to develop literacy and independent problem-solving abilities, and then apply to new experiences to engage in lifelong learning"--
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