Category: Growth mindset
What if…. we redesign our approach towards Professional Learning?
I once had the pleasure of joining an online author workshop with Grade 3 students and the author, Mo O’Hara. One of the many perks to being a school principal! During her talk with students, she inspired us all to pause, look around and constantly ask the question ‘What if..?‘ to fire up our imaginations…
Elevating Portfolio Practices to Honour Multilingual Learner Identities
Photo by Etienne Girardet on Unsplash I recently wrote about shifting our mindsets towards ‘honouring all languages’ in our learning spaces and communities. As with much that is connected to mindset this can be viewed on a continuum. Sometimes it requires small tweaks and finding ways to elevate current practices, other times it can result…
Why I replaced ‘Should’
We often use the word should. To express obligation or duty, to elaborate on a choice that could have been taken, to shame ourselves or others, or perhaps to express what we wish had happened. Think about it, since you woke up in the morning have you ‘shoulded’ yourself? Have you self-talked ‘should’? ‘I should…