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Start the Year off Right!

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As teachers head back to school, eagerly awaiting the fresh faces that will greet them at the door of the classroom, many are left wondering, what can I do differently this year to really make an impact?

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Growth Mindset Meets Game Design: A Conversation Between Zulama and Mindset Works

Growth Mindset Meets Game Design: A Conversation Between Zulama and Mindset Works

Ever wonder how having a growth mindset impacts participation in STEM fields such as game design and coding? Zulama game designers met with growth mindset experts in a google hangout to find out. 

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Kids Say the Most Honest Things

Kids Say the Most Honest Things

"If you're going to grow [and] improve your school, embracing the honesty of student voice is crucial in empowering students to become partners in that process." -Nikki Hinostro, Director of High Tech Middle School

High Tech High's name has become synonymous with project-based learning and 21st Century Skills. The 13-school network in San Diego attracts thousands of visitors each year who come to find inspiration for their own classrooms and school models. So where does a successful school system look when its leaders want to target and prioritize areas for growth? To outside consultants? Academic researchers? Or to those who have the largest stake in school success - the students themselves?

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Getting Started: Growth Mindsets and Effective Effort in Your Classroom

Getting Started: Growth Mindsets and Effective Effort  in Your Classroom

 A growth mindset – the knowledge that one becomes more intelligent with effort - is being recognized more and more as something that we can cultivate in our students. If you would like some help getting started with cultivating growth mindsets by helping students learn about effective effort, this post is for you.

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