Tag Archives: psychology

Focus on the Process to Support the Growth Mindset of Students

Dweck (2009) identified students’ beliefs about learning as their mindsets. Those who underestimate their ability to learn may have a fixed mindset, while those who believe that they can learn by establishing attainable goals and applying effort to learn have a growth mindset. Students with a growth mindset want to know the right answer. They want to be corrected; their ego isn’t tied to

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My Personal Learning Theory

There are many goals to learning such as advanced schemata construction, general knowledge, self-efficacy, and self-fulfillment. Learners can have an amalgamation of these goals or be singularly focused. Learning Defined Learning is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as the acculturation of values, attitudes, and emotional reactions (mindset). Learning is determined from the following observations: completion of a

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Blog Challenge: How can counter-conditioning be used to reduce test anxiety?

Dear Readers, This is my first blog challenge! Your ideas can be formal or informal, for online or face-to-face instruction, for a real testing situation or an imaginary one.  Think like an entrepreneur for the educational market.  For example, I love Wired magazine’s competition, “Found”, where they ask what the world will look like in the future.  (See http://www.wired.com/magazine/found to see

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