How can we help our students become more resilient, more determined and happier to embrace challenges? What can we do to change how they think about mistakes? And how can we help them appreciate that targeted effort is the number one path to mastery? In this timely and compelling book, best-selling author Mike Gershon presents you with everything you need to develop growth mindsets in your classroom.
Calling on a wealth of teaching and training experience, Gershon sets out the different areas of pedagogy you need to focus on, then gives you the practical strategies you can use to make change happen. With more than 200 exemplar questions and over 60 strategies, activities and techniques, this book is your go to guide for establishing, cultivating and sustaining growth mindsets in the students you teach.
Chapters Include: Getting the Language Right; Changing how Students Perceive Mistakes; Targeting Student Effort; Giving Great Feedback; Thinking About Thinking; Creating a Challenge Culture; and Engaging Parents with Growth Mindsets.
Product Code: BPP180006
ISBN: 9781943920396 | 08/03/18
"Gershon's books are really practical and give classroom teachers loads of ideas they can use to raise achievement and inspire their students. If you're a busy teacher who wants to find ways to develop your practice and support your learners then these books are for you."
- James Wright, Teacher and Teacher Trainer, London, UK
"There are literally hundreds of practical ideas in Gershon's books. He takes research and distills it into strategies and techniques any teacher can use to engage their learners and get the best out of them. I'd definitely recommend his books as a great source of inspiration for classroom teachers."
- Andrew Uglow, Director of Studies, Cokethorpe School, Oxfordshire, UK