Forget the Growth Mindset (for a Moment): Time to Unravel the Fixed Mindset


…including how wereact to making a mistake,how defensive we get when we’re criticized,how we use anger to express our fear, orhow we shut down when we are overwhelmed. These are all LEARNED responses. They all come from the limited data and opinions we have been exposed to over the course of our lives. If we’re […]

Classroom Conversations: Architect Your Learning


We all know the familiar adage, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he eats for his whole life.” We also know that it’s essential that students learn-to-learn so that they become successful lifelong learners. This is critical to living well in […]

My Son Likes Purple…

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So there we were. It was Friday morning and the kick-off to 4th of July weekend. I just finished up an 8-mile run on the bridge, boardwalk, and beach and returned to the beach house. I figured I would eat something, take a quick shower, and head out for a nice beach day with my […]

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