Mike Paul

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student engagement through growth mindset

Growth Mindset and Student Engagement: A Powerful Combination

Student engagement continues to be a topic of much discussion in the education community. A Google search for “increasing student engagement” will yield more than eight million results, including results from scholarly research articles. Teachers and administrators are continually looking for ways to engage students in learning, so much so that some teachers are creating infographics …

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Defining Brain Gain in the Modern Classroom

The idea of “Brain Gain” certainly sounds like something you could achieve after watching a Jeopardy! marathon, reading the collected works of┬áRay Kurzweil, or spending a day with Elon Musk. However, the concept of “Brain Gain” as developed by Marc Prensky revolves around integrating technology in meaningful ways in our schools and combining what our …

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