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Here are some guidelines and conversation starters you can use in the classroom. Point to data that shows effort. “Ten minutes ago you were on...
Turning Fixed Mindset into Growth Mindset

The teacher begins to describe a new task. Students with a growth mindset lean forward, the gears of their thinking beginning to click. If...
Grit: It’s Not Just for Students

No single character trait alone determines the success of a teacher. A broad and complex set of skills is needed to be effective, especially...
Math Problem-Solving: Perseverance and Communication Required Not Genius

Problem-solving is the cornerstone of mathematics. Yet, math word problems are a struggle for many students. When word problems are assigned, it’s not uncommon...
Modeling Grit: Developing Educator Perseverance Skills

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Jim Grant Watch One of the best ways we can teach our students grit and perseverance is by demonstrating it ourselves. Join SDE...
Succeeding in the 21st Century: Our Kids Need More Than Smarts. They Need Grit.

How can educators best prepare children to achieve the standards and succeed in the 21st century? Content knowledge, while certainly important, is not enough....
Struggling Readers: Building Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance

By Richard Cash, Ed.D. and Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Struggling. At-Risk. Low performing. Whatever you call students who don’t read proficiently, it’s the same outcome. Academic...
Throw Out Your Red Pen and Correct in Yellow

Throw out your red pen and correct in yellow. Correct only the ones that are right. Those that are left unmarked indicate a need...
Closing the Literacy Gap: Could Self-Regulation Be the Solution

By Richard Cash, Ed.D. and Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. The data is grim: More than 60% of high school students are not reading with proficiency, and...
SDE Webinar: Motivate Me! Strategies to Foster Motivation & Strengthen Academic Perseverance (Gr. 3-8)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Jim Grant Watch Success isn’t about being naturally talented, super smart, or really lucky. Rather, it’s about persevering through failures and continuing to...

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