Growth Mindset – Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck’s research on ‘Growth Mindset vs Fixed Minset’ is compelling and absolutely a must for us to learn! This research empowers learners, employees, educators, parents and anyone who is interested in success! Check the following video interview from YouTube where Dweck explains the difference between the two mindsets. https://youtu.be/wh0OS4MrN3E

Creating Classroom Principles

We all know that students of all ages have principles, ways they want to be remembered. I’ve worked with students of all types and ages as a Guidance Counsellor. Every student wanted to do well as a student and friend and classmate. We also know that adults generally are very quick to tell students what Read more about Creating Classroom Principles[…]

The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make

Sean Covey, in The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, has written another amazing book for teens. I’m so very impressed with his research and writing styles which are so very pertinent not onlyfor today’s teens, but also for adults. Sean says, this book deals with your life, your problems, your stuff. It also Read more about The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make[…]

Meditation – Lorraine Murray

(Newsweek edition: June, 30, 2018) Why is meditation a beneficial practice for children? Young minders are still in development but are hampered by the increasing levels of stress as a result of our lifestyles, especially diet and the use of technology. Teaching them meditation helps them to reduce the impact of stress. We know that Read more about Meditation – Lorraine Murray[…]

Simply Being Present – Plum Village Program

Our basic practice is to be present to ourselves and to those around us. Mindfulness helps us recognize what is happening inside and outside. We can intuit and feel the children and the atmosphere just by relaxing into the present moment. In America, the children sometimes call this “hanging out,” “chilling,” or “kicking it.” This Read more about Simply Being Present – Plum Village Program[…]