The Create-Abilities' webinar on growth mindsets has been coming up as a suggested advertisement on my Facebook for about the past month. Last week, when the ad came up, I saw the webinar was *finally* scheduled on a day that I could attend! I immediately signed up, and was looking forward to it all week.… Continue reading Create-Abilities’ Growth Mindset Webinar
Growth Mindsets are important. That is a fact, but it may be easier said than done. It can be so much easier to give up, to just curl up in our fixed mindset and say "oh no, I am not meant to be able to do _______." But we are so much stronger than our… Continue reading Complimenting a Growth Mindset
Last week, I registered for my first ever Tough Mudder Challenge (Yikes!), and I have been working my buns off training for it. Even though it is in June, I started a workout schedule in January. It has been an incredible experience watching my muscles grow and the workouts get easier with every passing day.… Continue reading Tough Mudder for Brains
Giving feedback can be really difficult, especially when you are a perfectionist (like me). I will openly admit to wanting to nit-pick all of my students' work, even though I knew it would be unfair to them and that it would take me hours to get through me grading. Thankfully, I know the sandwich method.… Continue reading I love sandwiches, but….
Alright. Time to revist my SMARTER goal that I set a few weeks ago. As I am sure you have noticed, I have been not meeting it. I planned on posting once a week, hopefully every Monday, but I have been struggling to keep that going, mostly because I want to make exciting and useful… Continue reading SMARTER Goal Revisted