Last year, as Teacher’s Day passed, I realised we had forgotten to show appreciation to a very important group of Teachers. I had penned a tribute HERE for teachers in all walks of life. They are the silent ones who serve weekly without expecting any forms of rewards. They do not get paid for their… Read More A Life in Exchange for Many Others (Blessed Teacher’s Day)
After understanding this Growth vs Fixed Mindset from my previous post, I started my classes by introducing this concept TO the pupils with age appropriate materials. This is suitable for high readiness learners (7-8 yo) and target group of 9-10 yo low-high readiness learners (my current class size is 35-40 pupils). The post will take… Read More HeArt of Growth Mindset 1: I Can Learn Anything!
As I researched on this Growth Mindset theory on my own, it intrigued me so much that I decided to implement this in my Art Classes for this particularly unmotivated and filled with low self- esteem class. For half a year, this class posed a major distress to majority of teachers from all subjects. The… Read More The heArt of Growth Mindset Series
We have FINALLY completed this lapbook series after 5 long drawn sessions in April through May with much interruption in between. I conducted about 1hr of lesson once a week. If you are new to lapbooking, do hop over What is Lapbooking to gain a better idea. I have included a free lapbook on The… Read More How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Lapbook
After my post on replacing Fear to Faith in Missing Out, the atmosphere at home visibly changed. In this exams period, exercising faith in God helped me shift my focus away from the pressures of my kids’ performances. It helped greatly that my hubby is extra supportive. Instead, I paid patient attention to the processes… Read More Smile! It’s the Exams! Great Time to Grow and Glow!
These few weeks, I have spent significant time reviewing on TLE on the growth mindset. It was not just a review churned out to fulfil a blogger’s obligation. It was a learning point in my life at this stage as a parent and a teacher. These days I have been wondering exactly how ‘much’ or… Read More Have Faith in Missing Out?
‘Knowledge is power’. This saying is no longer applicable in our age and time. To me, knowledge can only become powerful if it is internalised by the mind, convicted in the heart and applied to daily living. However, if it is not used regularly, it is good only for a short while. It is when the… Read More Growing Hearts by Growing Mindset in The Little Executive! (Review)