Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The higher you climb, the more you can see.

If you keep on learning, you will gain more perspective! Or so says today's cat:

The higher you climb, the more you can see.



Monday, August 22, 2016

With practice, you can develop new abilities.

This mindset cat is inspired by a quote from Carol Dweck's Mindset: "Change is possible throughout life and people can develop their abilities at most tasks with coaching and practice."

With practice, you can develop new abilities.


(The image is from cheezburger.)

Sunday, August 21, 2016

You can do it.

I read this article at Paul Sohn's blog: The Simple Phrase that Increases Effort 40%. Read the article to find out more. The key feedback that made a big difference for learners was: I’m giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them.

I was also intrigued by the mention of the term Pygmalion Effect; it even has a Wikipedia article: Pygmalion Effect. That is useful knowledge for my Myth-Folklore class!

Here's the cat I made:



Saturday, August 20, 2016

Be curious!

Curiosity is one of the most essential ingredients in a growth mindset, cats, of course, are very curious!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

OK, I made a mistake.

Today's growth mindset cat is learning from mistakes:


OK, I made a mistake.
I'll do better next time.


The image is from cheezburger.