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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Index of Cats (English)

Here are the English cats:
  1. A growth mindset embraces challenges.
  2. A mind stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions.
  3. All the good stuff is outside our comfort zone.
  4. And if I try harder, I can climb higher.
  5. Ask me about what I'm learning!
  6. Ask yourself: How confident am I that I can do this?
  7. Assess yourself; then learn.
  8. Be curious!
  9. Because I feel safe, I can learn from my mistakes.
  10. Because I practice, I do better.
  11. Before I reply, I think and reflect so that I can understand.
  12. Big change begins with small steps.
  13. Break through the barriers!
  14. Can't be done? That's your limitation, not mine!
  15. Commit to a goal.
  16. Confidence comes from not fearing to be wrong.
  17. Confront the unknown with curiosity.
  18. Confront your fears.
  19. Connect with others to reduce stress.
  20. Consider what you are capable of.
  21. Constant, endless curiosity is what feeds your abilities.
  22. Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid.
  23. Creative thoughts got us to the Moon.
  24. Creativity is the result of hard work.
  25. Creativity requires thoughtful observation.
  26. Curiosity is not sedentary and passive.
  27. Curiosity: the quest for new ideas and information.
  28. Curiosity: the will to explore.
  29. Deeper learning calls for an impulse from the student.
  30. Deeper learning calls for creativity of thought.
  31. Defeat: the first step to something better.
  32. Delight in meandering!
  33. Detect new opportunities.
  34. Difficult is not impossible.
  35. Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.
  36. Do something creative every day.
  37. Do things you've never done before.
  38. Don't be fooled by first impressions!
  39. Don't compare yourself to others.
  40. Don't echo negative thoughts inside your head.
  41. Don't know what to do next? Dig deep and stick with it.
  42. Don't stop! Just keep going!
  43. Dream big and work hard.
  44. Dream big... and dare to fail.
  45. Effort ignites ability and turns it into accomplishment.
  46. Effort is the path to mastery.
  47. Effort is what makes you smart.
  48. Effort makes the difference.
  49. Effort makes you smarter.
  50. Embrace challenges!
  51. Embrace uncertainty: facts can be fluid.
  52. Empathy reduces stress.
  53. Enjoy the effort and keep on learning!
  54. Enjoy the performance.
  55. Enjoy the ride!
  56. Errors are portals of discovery.
  57. Even geniuses have to work hard.
  58. Every day new and larger dragons come along.
  59. Everyone can change and grow through application and experience.
  60. Everyone is born with an intense desire to learn.
  61. Examine what makes you anxious.
  62. Explore ambiguity.
  63. Explore yourself.
  64. Failure hurts, but it does not define me.
  65. Feedback can cause discomfort.
  66. Feedback can help you focus.
  67. Feedback helps you know how far you can go.
  68. Feedback helps you see the road ahead.
  69. Feedback is a relationship: you and me.
  70. Feedback is helpful: don't fear it.
  71. Feedback is your cue to rethink and revise.
  72. Feedback reveals your potential.
  73. Feedback tells me to try harder.
  74. Feedback tells you that you can go higher.
  75. Find inspiration in the success of others.
  76. Find joy in learning.
  77. Find the reason why you made a mistake.
  78. Find your own path!
  79. First, I make a plan.
  80. Follow your enthusiasm!
  81. Follow your natural curiosity and see what you learn.
  82. Go beyond your safe zone.
  83. Got an idea? Write it down.
  84. Grow!
  85. Growth can happen in leaps and bounds.
  86. Growth mindset means... you chase your dreams.
  87. Growth mindset: a passion for stretching yourself.
  88. Growth requires hard work.
  89. Have a goal when you practice.
  90. Having to take a step backward is not a disaster; it's a cha-cha.
  91. I am inspired by my friends.
  92. I am learning step by step.
  93. I am prepared to take risks in pursuit of my goals.
  94. I can accept failure; I can't accept NOT trying.
  95. I can do it too!
  96. I do not fear the winds of change.
  97. I do things I do not know how to do to learn how to do them.
  98. I don't do what's easy; I do what's hard.
  99. I don't let the past bring me down.
  100. I drive my own learning.
  101. I engage and I learn.
  102. I enjoy the process of learning.
  103. I get support from my peers.
  104. I have control.
  105. I haven't got it . . . yet.
  106. I know I can do it.
  107. I learn new things constantly.
  108. I like to learn. What's YOUR superpower?
  109. I love a challenge!
  110. I need space to question and to explore.
  111. I plan; I design; I create.
  112. I rule an imagined world of my own.
  113. I shape the technology; it does not shape me.
  114. I watch with deliberate attention.
  115. I'm confident that I can go high.
  116. I'm creating my online presence.
  117. I'm learning as I go.
  118. I'm ready for a challenge.
  119. If you only focus on the problem, you might miss the easy solution.
  120. Immerse yourself in a project, and create something new.
  121. In order to learn, we must probe and poke.
  122. It takes time for potential to flower.
  123. It takes work to build a masterpiece.
  124. Just keep going: action overcomes fear.
  125. Keep on learning: I wonder...
  126. Kittens don't worry about making mistakes.
  127. Learn from your mistakes ...and then move on.
  128. Learn to look at things from different angles.
  129. Learn to love the diversity.
  130. Learn, and then share what you learned.
  131. Learners stretch their skills every day.
  132. Learning challenges preconceived notions.
  133. Learning is messy.
  134. Learning requires deep exploration.
  135. Learning requires initial experimentation.
  136. Let another's success inspire you.
  137. Let the stress energize you.
  138. Life has no remote. You have to get up and change it yourself!
  139. Life is a journey of learning.
  140. Look boldly ahead.
  141. Look for opportunity!
  142. Look for patterns in the feedback.
  143. Make glorious, amazing mistakes.
  144. Make notes.
  145. Make sure your effort is effective.
  146. Make things happen!
  147. Mistakes lead to learning.
  148. Mistakes provide the next lesson.
  149. My peers can be my teachers.
  150. My skills bring success.
  151. Not sure what to do next? Ask your teacher.
  152. Not sure what to do next? Find an example online.
  153. Not sure what to do next? Keep calm and read it again.
  154. Not sure what to do next? Look in a book.
  155. Not sure what to do next? Work together and ask a friend for help.
  156. Now is the time to start learning a new skill.
  157. Observe others: the task is possible!
  158. Obstacles teach you to leap higher.
  159. OK, I made a mistake. I'll do better next time.
  160. Open the door... and explore the unknown!
  161. Open your mind with a new perspective.
  162. Our true potential is unknown ... and unknowable.
  163. Pay attention and stretch your knowledge.
  164. Picture your brain forming new connections.
  165. Play with many different toys.
  166. Ponder your potential.
  167. Practice to get good results.
  168. Question everything!
  169. Real learning takes work.
  170. Relationships require effort.
  171. Review your work.
  172. Rise to the challenge.
  173. Seek the answers!
  174. Show your work!
  175. Some effort will be required.
  176. Sometimes you win; sometimes you learn.
  177. Sometimes, being wrong is the only way we can learn.
  178. Standing still is not growth. Take a step forward.
  179. Start climbing! That is how you develop your abilities.
  180. Stay creative: be open.
  181. Stay creative: break the rules.
  182. Stay creative: don't force it.
  183. Stay creative: don't give up.
  184. Stay creative: get away from the computer.
  185. Stay creative: get lots of rest.
  186. Stay creative: go somewhere new.
  187. Stay creative: have fun!
  188. Stay creative: listen to new music.
  189. Stay creative: take a break!
  190. Stay creative: take risks.
  191. Stay creative: try some coffee.
  192. Stay focused and pay attention.
  193. Stay focused!
  194. Step back and change your perspective!
  195. Step forward into growth!
  196. Stop for a moment and just think.
  197. Stretch yourself and reach your goal.
  198. Stretch yourself so you can reach new goals.
  199. Stretch yourself to learn something new.
  200. Study something new.
  201. Study something new.
  202. Study to learn, not just to ace the test.
  203. Success doesn't come easy.
  204. Success is a process, not an event.
  205. Success is about stretching yourself.
  206. Success is not coming to you; you must come to it.
  207. Take risks and overcome obstacles.
  208. Take risks: go out on a limb!
  209. Take risks: think about what you can gain.
  210. Take some time to reflect.
  211. Take time to recharge.
  212. Technique requires discipline.
  213. The best projects are open-ended.
  214. The bigger the challenge, the more you stretch.
  215. The creative process starts with making observations.
  216. The emotions of learning: surprise, awe, interest, and confusion.
  217. The future belongs to the curious.
  218. The hand you're dealt is just the starting point.
  219. The higher you climb, the more you can see.
  220. The magic happens beyond your comfort zone.
  221. The more you learn, the more places you'll go.
  222. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
  223. The process of discovery is often messy and non-linear.
  224. The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
  225. There are far far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
  226. There are many paths to success.
  227. They never said it would be easy.
  228. Think about where you'd like to go.
  229. Think independently.
  230. Think outside the box.
  231. Thinking is part of doing.
  232. This is hard. This is fun!
  233. This may take some time and effort.
  234. To get unstuck, you must first unthink.
  235. To grow yourself, you must know yourself.
  236. To grow, you need constructive criticism.
  237. To learn, start by asking a question.
  238. Tools are essential.
  239. Trust yourself.
  240. Try new things.
  241. Use your brain: collaborate!
  242. Use your brain: connect to yourself!
  243. Use your brain: explore!
  244. Use your brain: interact!
  245. Use your brain: listen!
  246. Use your brain: read!
  247. Use your brain: reflect!
  248. Use your brain: see!
  249. Use your brain: share!
  250. Use your brain: visualize!
  251. Use your energy to explore.
  252. Wake up: make your dreams come true.
  253. We all struggle.
  254. We do things better together.
  255. We won't give up.
  256. What can I learn next?
  257. What is this? I don't know . . . yet.
  258. Whatever you are scared to do . . . just do it!
  259. When you enter a mindset, you enter a new world.
  260. With practice and training, we can increase our attention and become more intelligent.
  261. With practice, training, and method we can become more intelligent than we were before.
  262. With practice, you can develop new abilities.
  263. Yes, I can!
  264. You are capable of more than you think.
  265. You are the architect of your brain.
  266. You can always learn more.
  267. You can do it.
  268. You can learn from criticism.
  269. You have to work hardest for the things you love most.
  270. You haven't failed ... you've learned.
  271. You may need some help to get the job done.
  272. You might need to try another strategy.
  273. You must persist despite setbacks.
  274. Your abilities are NOT carved in stone.
  275. YOUR GOAL: you won't always reach it, but it's something to aim at.
This is an alphabetical of all the English-language memes... plus see also:

Use Your Brain: Cats inspired by Gardner's intelligences.
#YesICan Cats: Inspired by Laura Ritchie's self-efficacy book.

And here's a random cat:

Multiple Intelligence Cats

Multiple Intelligences. You can grow all of your intelligences!
  1. Use your brain: read!
  2. Use your brain: write!
  3. Use your brain: talk!
  4. Use your brain: listen! 
  5. Use your brain: quantify!
  6. Use your brain: think critically!
  7. Use your brain: be logical and experiment! 
  8. Use your brain: see!
  9. Use your brain: draw and color! 
  10. Use your brain: visualize!
  11. Use your brain: map!
  12. Use your brain: build!
  13. Use your brain: be an actor!
  14. Use your brain: touch!
  15. Use your brain: move!
  16. Use your brain: dance and rap!
  17. Use your brain: sing! 
  18. Use your brain: drum!
  19. Use your brain: make music!
  20. Use your brain: share!
  21. Use your brain: teach! 
  22. Use your brain: collaborate!
  23. Use your brain: interact!
  24. Use your brain: connect to self!
  25. Use your brain: make choices!
  26. Use your brain: reflect!
  27. Use your brain: experience nature!
  28. Use your brain: connect to living things!
  29. Use your brain: care for a creature!
  30.  Use your brain: explore!





YesICan Cats

#YesICan Cats. These are inspired by Laura Ritchie's wonderful book, Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students (2015).
  1. Ask yourself: How confident am I that I can do this?
  2. Before I reply, I think and reflect so that I can understand.
  3. First, I make a plan.
  4. I can do it too!
  5. I don't let the past bring me down.
  6. I'm confident that I can go high.
  7. I need space to question and explore.
  8. Commit to a goal.
  9. Consider what you are capable of.
  10. Deeper learning calls for an impulse from the student.
  11. Deeper learning calls for creativity of thought
  12. I engage and I learn.
  13. I shape the technology; it does not shape me.
  14. I watch with deliberate attention.
  15. I'm ready for a challenge!
  16. Learning requires initial experimentation.
  17. My peers can be my teachers.
  18. My skills bring success.
  19. Observe others: the task is possible!
  20. Ponder your potential.
  21.