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Changing Teachers Minds: An Ohio Experiment.
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, TX, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-27-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

As a lifelong educator I have often asked myself why some topics such as social studies and language arts were easier than math and science? Why did I struggle when my fellow classmates, and later in life, colleagues, excelled in areas that seemed very difficult to me? A person’s attitude, their beliefs, or in layman’s terms their mindset had a direct impact on a person’s performance. This could never be more true than in a classroom. A teacher’s attitude and expectations can impact student performance. This article will discuss the impact of fixed and growth mindsets and how they impact today's classroom. The article will also review a new program in Ohio that focuses on changing fixed mindsets and developing a positive growth mindset in which every student can succeed.

Citation

Miller, M. (2017). Changing Teachers Minds: An Ohio Experiment. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 247-251). Austin, TX, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 17, 2019 from .

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