GROWTH MINDSET: Does having a growth mindset really improve academic performance? Do mindset interventions improve academic performance? I have simplified a recent research study to make it more accessible. This meta-analysis of 273 studies (365,915 participants) should prompt us to question whether or not growth mindset should be a focus for our schools. Click here to download
WHAT: This presentation created by Barbara Reynolds explains what we mean by student engagement. Click here to download
WHY#1: This short video created by the Burwood PS IR team busts some of the myths about student engagement.
WHY: Read Halbert & Kaser's article about the "Four Key Questions" that give you an insight into how students are thinking about their learning. Click here to download
WHY: This article explains eight common strategies that teachers can use to differentiate instruction
HOW: "Am I engaged?" questions for teachers to reflect based on the "School is for Me Framework"
WHY: This research summary defines resilience and identifies the key factors in schools that help to promote it. Click here to download.
HOW: This rubric can be used to answer the question, "How authentic is the learning I'm planning for my students?" Click here to download
HOW: Chantal Mamo, when principal of Granville South PS, talks about the ways she engages students in her school and in her classroom.
WHY: Growth Mindset in a Nutshell: a short video created by the Granville East PS IR team