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Preschoolers, Praise, and the Power of Yet

Harnessing the power of yet!

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July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Failure – Not a Weakness

Without failure we accomplish nothing.

November 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Valuing Mistakes

Finding value in every mistake is an essential skill for students to master.

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Failure as Part of the Instructional Process

I don’t know about you but I love to explore the many ideas and perspectives available through the TED Talk series. Whatever the topic, I find these talks relevant and … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Will You Fail Today?

I found this great photo today on Twitter that I could not wait to share. The author of the photo frames a question that could be asked by anyone. “What would you attempt … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Educational Philosophy

Growth Mindset = try+fail+try again! Best equation to teach children inside (and outside) the classroom. tlb

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Build Grit in Kids?

What’s the best predictor of success in a child’s life? “Grit,” says psychologist Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth.  “Gritty kids, according to Dr. Duckworth, possess the passion and perseverance it takes … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 3 Comments