Essay about Growth Mindset

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Growth Mindset
Growth vs. Fixed Mindset
Elephant in the classroom Math “gift:”

What is Learning
Permanence Learning changing thinking and practice

Questioning – Lucy West
Open Question
Pupil exchanges limited answer in full thought
What is it that we are trying to get to happen (name it and share it)

Asking Effective Questions
Problem Solving Approach in mathematics classroom because it engages student in inquiry, prompting them to build on and improve their current knowledge as they “construct” explanations and help them solve tasks at hand. In a “Constructivist classroom” students are seen as the ones who are actively creating their own knowledge”. This is done through questioning to h

I need respect, motivation, encouragement,
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By Ms. Hastings telling success stories this provides encouragement to her students.

Ms. Hastings class is preparing her students with the skills of the “21st Century Learner”. She is doing this by helping her students set personal learning goals, self-assessment for understanding, therefore, making learning permanent, accessing tools and resources for enhancing their understanding and using their learning in rich meaningful tasks in real-world contexts. These students will learn problem-solving, critical thinking and using their prior knowledge and skills to apply them to new situations.

Two challenges faced by adolescents is the belief they are not good at math, therefore, find it challenging and are less engaged in math class. The second challenge is to make math learning become permanent through student engagement. This means using Instructional Strategies to ensure students are engaged in their own learning and self-assessment.

One of the challenges faced by adolescents is the belief they are “not good at math”. This may be imparted by their parents belief they were not good at mathematics and do not ask more from their children. There needs to be a shift from this belief from all adults involved. They must recognize and affirm the importance of mathematical literacy for all. In the Ministry’s Numeracy Report (2004), students need the “ability to deal with the fundamental notions

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