Adam said, “The Carnegie Center for the Advancement of Teaching has done some great work with productive persistence.” They have brought together researchers and practitioners in networked improvement communities to build the interventions, tools, measures, and practices necessary to reliably develop students’ academic mindsets and learning strategies in classrooms at scale. Check out the blogs, videos, and reports.
The widely used parent resource GreatSchools launched a series of helpful videos on parenting and promoting learning. The videos on emotional smarts offer helpful tips on building independence, resilience, confidence and gratitude.
Adam Carter says this University of Chicago Consortium on School Research report is still the best framework for considering how educational institutions can put together a portfolio of curricula to teach Habits of Success.
In addition to creating experiences that build Habits of Success, Summit teacher Katie Goddard said, “We help students see the purpose in what we’re doing.” In this three minute video Katie describes how Summit Teachers use Mentor time each day to reinforce. positive behaviors.
In this Education Week blog, Adam Carter, Summit’s chief academic officer, adds details to their approach to measuring what matters. He notes the paradox of two adages: assess what you value; value what you assess; and not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. This blog is packed full of details on the Summit model and resources for promoting Habits of Success.
This powerpoint presentation was presented at the iNACOL Symposium in November. It provides helpful definitions and tips for emotional intelligence, self-directed learning, academic mindsets, and school culture.