Thrive (Part 3) – An Expedition
Reflection and Discovery showed your and your students’ or colleagues’ mindsets. An Expedition will explore ideas about mindsets and how those non-academic factors have an effect on learning. Read through the following articles and websites to see different ideas about mindset.
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Camille Farrington and David Yeager
Four Key Mindsets
- I belong in this academic community;
- My ability and competence grow with my effort;
- I can succeed at this; and
- This work has value for me.
Growth Mindset-Specific Resources
- What Having a “Growth Mindset” Actually Means – Carol Dweck, Harvard Business Review
- Research every teacher should know: growth mindset – Bradley Busch, The Guardian
- Helping Struggling Students Build a Growth Mindset – Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, Edutopia
- How Your Beliefs Can Sabotage Your Behavior – James Clear
- How Praise Became a Consolation Prize – Christine Gross-Loh, The Atlantic
- Growth Mindset: What It Is and Why It Makes Better Leaders – William Craig, Forbes
- Everything about Mindset – Mindset Kit
- Belonging as a Guiding Principle in the Education of Adolescents – Kelly A Allen & Terence Bowles, Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology
- Belonging – Mindset Scholars Network
- THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BELONGING (AND WHY IT MATTERS) – Myra Laldin, Learning and the Brain
- Belonging for Educators – Mindset Kit, PERTS
- Personality: Albert Bandura, Social Learning, and Self-Efficacy – East Tennessee State University (Video)
- Self-Efficacy – Albert Bandura
- Negative Self-Efficacy and Goal Effects Revisited – Albert Bandura, Journal of Applied Psychology
- How Self-Efficacy Changes Your Self-Confidence – Svetlana Whitener, Forbes
- Self-Efficacy: Helping Students Believe in Themselves – Karin Kirk, Carleton College
- Help Your Students Believe In Themselves: Self-Efficacy In The Classroom – Dennis Relojo, APA
- Ten Activities to Improve Students’ Self-Concepts – Glori Chaika, Education World
Purpose and Relevance Resources
- Purpose & Relevance – Mindset Scholars Network
- Helping students find relevance – Robin Roberson, APA
- Science Shows Making Lessons Relevant Really Matters – Sara Bernard, Edutopia
- How To Make Learning Relevant To Your Students (And Why It’s Crucial To Their Success) – Saga Briggs, Open University
- How Awe Can Help Students Develop Purpose – Vicki Zakrzewski, UC Berkeley
- Increase Student Motivation through Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose – Victoria Rydberg, Getting Smart
- Resources on Developing Resilience, Grit, and Growth Mindset – Edutopia (Resources List)
- When Helping Hurts – David Cutler, Edutopia (Article)
- Resources on Grit and Perseverance – Edutopia (Article)
- Resources for Nurturing Resilience – Edutopia (Article)
- How and Why Intrinsic Motivation Works – Maurice J. Elias, Edutopia (Article)
- Student Autonomy, Compliance, and Intrinsic Motivation – Maurice J. Elias, Edutopia (Article)
Other Connected Resources and Ideas
- FLOW – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness
- “The Paradox of Achievement,” 75-81, Deci and Ryan
- What Motivates Us? – Katherine Bell interview with Daniel Pink, Harvard Business Review (Audio included)
Earn Your Stripe!
- Create, and submit below, a document, graphic organizer/infographic, or video about how mindsets have an effect on learning experiences that include the following:
- How do student mindsets affect their learning?
- How, do you think, negative mindsets in classrooms permeate the culture of that classroom (or school)?
- What types of learning experiences can educators integrate that might help to these positive, growth mindsets?
- What barriers are there to this integration?
- Describe a learner with an academic, growth mindset.
(If you know of any articles or resources that could be added, please contact Jamie.)