Monthly Archives: January 2011

Late to my own funeral–with any luck!

Some time ago, I found this link on a friend’s website “Sorry I’m Late”. The article describes a situation to which most teachers are accustomed: students straggling in late to class. After being vexed by this problem repeatedly, the irate … Continue reading

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Thinking about *Mindset*

    Having posted summaries of the first two chapters of Mindset, I’d like to post some questions that came to mind about the book. Please respond with what you think about these issues. I would love to hear your … Continue reading

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Mindset — Chapter Two

The other day, I posted part of my summary of chapter one of  Carol Dweck’s book Mindset. Here is a portion of my summary of chapter two. The chapter begins with a review of the concepts in the previous chapter … Continue reading

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Catching Wind of an Excuse

    Well, I’ve done it again. I have missed another day on my Post-a-day challenge. I’ll try to post twice today to make up for it. I have a great excuse today, though–or rather, yesterday. I was just sitting … Continue reading

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Sleepy

I am so sleepy! I guess that’s what I get for staying up late. I have always been a night person, but it was in Europe that I realized that my sleep pattern was as fixed as it was particular … Continue reading

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Mindset

    Some time ago, my mother asked me to read a book with her called Mindset by Carol Dweck.  She and the other teachers at the school were asked by the principal to read the book and to discuss … Continue reading

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Post a What?

The other day, I signed up for the Post a day challenge, and I’ve messed it up already. I was busy for the better part of the day, and it was approaching midnight before I realized that I hadn’t posted … Continue reading

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