Carol Dweck: Mindset

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea–the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success–but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes…

Growing Minds: Salman Khan

Growing Your Mind

Your mental abilities are not fixed. Sal explains how your brain grows when you struggle with problems.

Growth Mindset: Carol Dweck

The Growth Mindset

You can Learn anything. Sal talks with Stanford Professor Carol Dweck about her research on the Growth Mindset.

Engage Kids with 7x Effect

Engage Kids with 7x the Effect

Excerpt: So, what is engagement? It depends on whom you ask. In an unpublished study, Shari Steadman and I found that pre-service teachers often identified acts of compliance as engagement. Wrote one education major, “Engagement is an agreement between student[s] and teachers to be there and present during class.” This…

Positive, Not Punitive Classroom Management

Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom Management Tips

Excerpt: Let’s start with a question I’ve been asked on more than one occasion. “I know my content and like my students, but sometimes it’s hard to get them under control so I can teach my lesson. What tips for classroom management can you give me?” My general answer is…

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Corporal Punishment: The Monster That Won’t Leave Us!

It’s been a little over a month that Bangalore was rocked by the shocking rape of a 6-year old in an upscale school in town – during school hours. Bangalore awakened to a rude shock and deep disappointment when their willingness to pay a premium for the safety of their…

Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura: The Mind Behind Social Learning Theory

Bandura’s work is considered part of the cognitive revolution in psychology that began in the late 1960s. His theories have had tremendous impact on personality psychology, cognitive psychology, education and psychotherapy.

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