Posts Tagged: Teaching

Just Keep Swimming

That little jingle—be honest you sang the title of this blog—has been a constant companion in my classroom. Every time my students get stuck or frustrated, I would lighten the…
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Focus Our Practice

As a teacher, we take on many roles for our students. This year, I was a high school varsity boys basketball coach. Our team was small, in more ways than…
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Want to Be a Surgeon? Start Today!

Want to Be a Surgeon? Start Today! is a billboard that people would cringe at should they be posted all around their city. So why is it any different when…
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What’s in a Grade?

In ninth grade, I did a leaf collection project for my biology class. My grandfather, a science professor, and my dad, a medical doctor, helped me make sure that my…
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Growth Mindset

Carol S. Dweck, author of the book Mindset, has spent decades in research about the factors, which impact achievement and success. She has found that intelligence and talent are not…
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