Link Pack 10.4.15

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Revisiting growth mindset
Mindset author, Carol Dweck, offers more ideas on how educators can adopt a deeper, true growth mindset that will show up in their classroom practices

Introverts at school
Group work and collaboration can be challenging for introverted students who often feel most alive and switched on when they are in quieter, low-key environments

Teaching the quiet child
7 strategies to help quiet students find their voice in class

Found Poem
A short video outlining this strategy that provides a structured way for students to review material and synthesize learning; useful for all ages and subjects

CrashCourse Kids and SciShow Kids
Created by Hank and John Green (VlogBrothers) these YouTube channels are brimming with educational information; organized in “courses” of short videos on a variety of high interest topics

The power of personal stories
A TEDblog post on how telling stories can help students and teachers inspire each other . . . and develop a sense of empathy along the way

Hattie’s 8 Mindframes
A brief video scribe animation outlines a set of mind frames that author/educator John Hattie (Visible Learning) says underpin our every action and decision in a school

upcoming events 3

Illuminate Your Thinking: An Introduction to Paper Circuitry
(and 21st Century Notebooking)
Design Challenge Learning Institute, The San Jose Tech Museum, San Jose, CA
Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to Noon   $35
Click here to LEARN MORE!

Designing Making Experiences workshop
Lighthouse Creativity Lab, Lighthouse Community Charter School, Oakland, CA
Oct. 29-30, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  $300

CA Conditions of Learning Symposium: Engage, Teach, Lead
San Ramon Valley Conference Center, San Ramon, CA
Jan. 28, 2016, 7:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.  $140

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