Teachers throughout the United States are about to enjoy a long, well deserved Thanksgiving weekend. They’ll relax with family and friends. They may start decorating and shopping. It’s blissful. Then there’s the return to school on Monday. With students in full-on festive holiday excitement mode, it can be quite a
By Scott Sterling If you’re in the field of mindset management, business has been very good. To recap, the current thinking in education is that people, in general, have one of two mindsets. In a “fixed mindset,” you believe people are born with certain attributes and they will never change.
By Scott Sterling Earlier this year, we published a series of posts based on Dr. David A. Sousa’s book, Brain-Friendly Assessments: What They Are and How to Use Them. In it, one of the leaders in the field of neuroscience and education took our current assessment-based educational culture and made