Mindset and school culture

An important observation regarding growth mindset is that “[learning outcomes] were muted when the peer norms in a class or school did not value challenge-seeking.” So, consider classroom and school culture when promoting growth mindset. In the article, the link to growth vs fixed mindset appears in Geert Hofstede’s uncertainty...Read more

Growth mindset and rubrics

As is common in other learning management systems, BrightSpace (aka. D2L) allows instructors to attach rubrics to evaluation and assessment criteria. In Ontario, the levels are commonly described generically — yawn — as L4, L3, L2, L1,  R (aka L0). Acknowledging the power of yet, why not replace these generic...Read more