Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

The Impact of Literacy
I think that literacy is life and death and I am only slightly exaggerating. I cannot tell you how many students I have seen in my lifetime who struggle in school. I feel like it...
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Core5 on the Go!
I have a second-grade student who started my class this year knowing only seventeen basic letter sounds. Within two months, he knew all twenty-six letter sounds and some letter...
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Gaining Independence
The greatest impact Core5 has had in my classroom is the independence it has given my students. They are able to quickly learn how the program works, monitor their progress, and...
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Pride Becomes Contagious
For many children, life poses serious challenges. Learning takes a back seat and often, these children feel defeated before they begin. My colleagues and I understand this, but it...
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To Try and to Accomplish
I have many stories, but just today my student from Thailand passed another goal and he was incredibly proud of his accomplishment. California
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Beaming
As a classroom teacher, it makes me so happy to see my students enthusiastic about making progress. Being that each student is unique and progresses at a different rate, when I...
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The Right Way to Go
Her guardian was adamant, “She’s way behind. She’s not reading. I don’t think she’s ready for third grade.” I understood her concern. In the past, I may have even agreed, but now...
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Loving Lexia
I have several students who entered third grade as struggling readers. They had little confidence and already seemed resigned to not being able to read. After doing Lexia for a...
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Lexia Inspires
I love that Lexia personally meets children at their level, targets their needs from phonics to comprehension and challenges them, but continually gives reinforcements and praise...
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