Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

If I had a nickel for every time a teacher would say to me while looking at low level intervention materials, “Oh dear, my kids can’t do that”, I would be able to buy Ford Motor Corporation. To bring the whole idea around, it was Henry Ford who said “Whether you think you can or […]

Are you students THRIVING or surviving? Three suggestions to help them Thrive this year…

  The furthest distance in your school… it’s NOT what you think. Many students I encounter would more than happily be sent to the principal’s or dean’s office to be called out on a presenting behavior. But quite often, the behavior being presented at school is NOT the real issue. A recent study at John […]

Don’t quit on me yet…

Don’t quit on me yet…

As the end of the school year arrives, I am taking the moment to reflect back on the many changes that took place. Resilience is not my forté but it is something of which I am aware. As I visit the schools, they are morphing from the Axe wearing, gum chewing, text messaging capitals of […]

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