This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 7: Super Mind-Sets
What are Mind-Sets?
If you ask individual teachers to describe values, beliefs, and attitudes, you could link them to their results in the classroom. The teachers with better classroom results have a certain set of attitudes about themselves, learning, and their students. Those mind-sets lead them to make different choices. And those choices produce stronger performances from their students.
Super teachers consistently make different work choices than struggling teachers. Naturally, the actions that follow those choices are different from those of the typical teacher. So what is the source of the choices? There is a belief or a mind-set that precedes a choice. These mind-sets, known as mental models, are a huge part ...