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Getting Girls into STEM

  Last year, I found a new purpose. Okay, it is not exactly a new purpose but a revised purpose — to help young children (especially young girls) develop a love … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Importance of Mindset

      “The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. It can determine whether you become the person you want to be and whether you … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tools to a Growth-Mindset

Gaining a growth mindset is easy when you have the necessary tools. tlb   Source

June 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Design Thinking, Like Yoga, Is Mindset, Not Product

Once again, Grant Lichtman reminds schools of what is important — to thine own self be true. This is such an essential truth for any institution (especially schools) to embrace … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Changing Our Mindset

What role do we play in making sure we can appropriately support the learning process for our students? We have to first change our mindset becoming the facilitator in the … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

Read This Now!

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with.  In this week’s entry, I would like to share a video talk from … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment