Growth Mindset and Children’s Health

NOT JUST FOR SCHOOL — A POSITIVE MINDSET HAS POTENTIAL TO BOOST PHYSICAL WELL-BEING, TOO

BY BARI WALSH, LEAH SHAFER, ON MARCH 15, 2017 11:13 AM
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For at least the last decade, educators have understood the powerful connection between mindset and achievement — that when students believe they can learn a given subject, even a hard one, they stick with it longer, and do better, than if they believe they can’t learn or are “just bad at it.” Continue reading

“Your Values Must Be Crystal Clear”

 

A SYSTEM LEADER’S VIEWS ON ENDING BULLYING AND HARASSMENT

BY USABLE KNOWLEDGE, ON FEBRUARY 21, 2017 7:59 AM
Former superintendent and Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Deborah Jewell-Sherman offers advice for school leaders to dismantle bullying and create a culture of kindness and inclusion.”Bullying and harassment are just not acceptable,” says Jewell-Sherman. “And as educators, we are powerful in shifting that narrative.”

 

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The GSG Fund to Support Undocumented and International Students Accepting Applications!

The USC Graduate Student Government (GSG) Fund to Support Undocumented and International Students is intended to provide financial assistance for undocumented students and for international students impacted by the recent executive order barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The fund will provide emergency support for students facing revocation of their student visas as a result of the current administration’s actions and also enable students who have benefited from the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to pay the required fees to renew their DACA status.protest

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First Generation College Student Summit

The inaugural First-Generation College Student Summit was launched in February 2016 at the University of Southern California with the mission of bringing first-generation college students, staff and faculty to learn, engage and dialogue on the first-generation college student identity. The success of the first summit proved the need to continue to have an annual summit at USC.

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