Brain

Class Dojo: Big Ideas growth mindset videos

Class Dojo have added a series of five ‘Big Ideas’ videos to their website highlighting the importance of adopting a growth mindset and some strategies for developing one.  The videos bring the Dojo characters to life as they struggle when faced with challenges or discover that they cannot do something that they thought they were really good at. The videos are being released every Monday, with the first 3 already available with downloadable discussion guides. Check out ‘Chapter 1: A Secret about the Brain‘ below before clicking here to see the complete the series, including: Chapter 2: The Magic of Mistakes; Chapter 3: The Power of ‘Yet’; Chapter 4: The World of Neurons and Chapter 5: Little by Little.  Thank you to the team at Class Dojo.

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You Can Learn Anything

Check out this video from the Khan Academy highlighting why it is crucial for educators to develop growth mindsets in the children they teach.  We used it to inspire and develop growth mindsets in our staff on training days and the children during assembly.  Enjoy.

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Learning and the Brain

Here is a series of seven short videos about how the brain works and how this might link to how we learn.  How could this impact on how you think about learning in your class?

To see more information about brain-based learning click on the link http://www.edutopia.org/blog/film-festival-brain-learning?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-festival-brain-learning-image

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