A Growth Mindset for Teaching and Learning

Susan Noble, Program Learning Specialist, Education Centre - Traditional assessment approaches to instruction and assessment “involve teaching some given material, and then, at the end of teaching, working out who hasn’t learned it” (Leahy, Lyon, Thompson & William, 2005, p. 1). Some parents in our school communities have expectations for the assessment of their children’s learning based on their own school experiences. They await the marked worksheets, quizzes and spelling tests to be brought home, wrought with percentages and scores.
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