Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Fixed Mindset Myth, Julie Stevens http://csee.org/products/334?utm_source=PMG+Newsletter+-+May+2014&utm_campaign=PMG+-+May+2014&utm_medium=email There are some great pointers here to help parents and teachers focus on a growth mindset as we ask children to work through a difficult or challenging task.  

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Summer Reading…(and Doing!) Some of my best summer memories growing up happened in unstructured moments where my friends and I could experiment, play and discover things. Many fantastic ideas and activities grew out of a lack of structure.   Thanks … Continue reading

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/11/us/reading-writing-arithmetic-and-lately-coding.html?hpw&rref=technology The author examines the trend in schools to allow children to play with coding as part of an elementary curriculum. As we look for ways to have a set of technical skills embedded in school curriculum, there are some … Continue reading

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The Goal of Education, by Marc Prensky

Enjoy this article by Marc Prensky; I had the pleasure of hearing him speak at a conference a few years ago. He positions education in a way that really reflects what we do in Independent Schools. The Goal of Education … Continue reading

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