As we strive to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment, it’s time we embrace the fact that reading goes beyond the written word.
Audiobooks come with a plethora of benefits for learning, especially in young readers.
Bernadette Fox, the eponymous character in Where’d You Go, Bernadette, loves to hate Seattle. And while you might imagine that we Seattleites would rush to defend our Emerald City, we have to admit, she got quite a few things right.
Did you know that when listening to audiobooks, students can comprehend books two grade levels above their reading level? Boom. Knowledge.
Dr. Carol Dweck didn’t limit sharing her research to Mindset. With Dr. Lisa Sorich Blackwell, she founded Mindset Works, an organization that helps schools and teachers to implement growth-minded tools. We chatted with Emily Diehl, Director of Professional Learning and Curriculum Design at Mindset Works, about her best tips and tricks in adapting a growth Mindset. Emily is a former teacher and parent herself, who brought her years of experience as well as Dr. Dweck’s research to our conversation.
There are interesting insight, facts, and pieces of advice in every minute of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck. It was tough to narrow them down to my favorites, but the following quotes are some of the pieces of advice that stayed with me long after I finished listening to Mindset.
Each month, we’re selecting a “book of the month”—think of it like an online book club that lasts all month long. First up, we’ve chosen Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol S. Dweck, a great resource for parents, athletes, artists, business people, and those who just want to make a change in their lives. And it’s 60% off through the end of April!
The best book club selections foster discussion, whether it’s for their beauty, their complex characters and plots, or their place in our cultural landscape. From books by David Foster Wallace to Bill O’Reilly, spanning topics from Martin Luther King, Jr., to the Salem witch trials, fast-paced thrillers to humorous essays, these books are sure to get your book club talking.