What are the benefits of using positive affirmations in the classroom? Chances are, if you landed on this blog post, you wonder about the impact of positive thinking on student achievement. As a teacher, though, you aren't sure if the benefits of using positive affirmations in the classroom are ... Read More about Using Positive Affirmations in the Classroom: Is it Worth Your Time?
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Why do students strive for perfection? It's no wonder that some students grapple with a desire for perfection and hold a strong disdain for making mistakes. Let's face it, mistakes don't feel good. Failing to reach a goal can elicit ... Read More about The Truth About Making Mistakes: Helping Students Discover the Benefits
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Are you working on growth mindset with your students? If so, you are probably also looking for ways to foster grit in the classroom. You want your students to take risks, power through challenging tasks, and understand how to ... Read More about The Top 4 Ways to Foster Grit in the Classroom
It's no secret that teachers are facing challenging times in the classroom. Reports of bullying, intimidation, and disrespect have been on the rise in recent months. Teachers, now more than ever, are charged with the task of creating a more kind and inclusive environment for ALL of their students. ... Read More about Promoting a Culture of Kindness in the Classroom with Free Activities
Are you looking for fresh ways that your students can monitor their progress towards growth mindset goals? This growth mindset activity for kids infuses some technology, a bit of pop culture, and a dash of fun. If you're like many other teachers, you've incorporated growth mindset concepts in ... Read More about Growth Mindset Goals: Keeping My “Selfie” on the Right Path