Teaching to the middle—most teachers don’t want to do it. But when faced with a large class of learners with diverse proficiency, the middle is where many teachers find themselves. Knowing that he wasn’t challenging one-third of his class and teaching over the head of another, Peter Briggs, a music teacher at Lincoln High School (WA), wanted to find a way to manage and support growth for all skill levels. As he explained in the edWebinar, “Developing a Growth Mindset Using Digital Portfolios,” combining a change in his educational approach with the addition of differentiated assignments helped all students raise their performance.
In this edWebinar, learn how to encourage a growth mindset through communication with students and by promoting self-reflection in their digital portfolios.
In this edWebinar, learn a practical framework for creating a data-informed growth culture that guides instructional decision making and supports all students at the right level.
In this edWebimar, learn how adaptive digital literacy scaffolds support a growth mindset and the grit needed to accelerate informational text proficiency.
In this edWebinar, presenters Rachel Powell, Manager of Curriculum and Instruction PreK-5; and Sandra Velásquez, District Instructional Technology Coach, and Kelly Urlacher, Senior Curriculum Designer at DreamBox Learning, share strategies to help your district create a path to success for all learners,
. Dr. Smith and Dr. Fisher will discuss the importance of teachers’ maintaining a growth mindset about their students, and they also will provide tips and strategies for doing that.