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Carol Dweck Crash Course Book Club

One of our assignments as undergraduate fellows at Reasoning Mind is to participate in a book club to learn more about educational research. For the past seven weeks, the PRIME fellows have been meeting to discuss Carol Dweck’s book “Self-Theories” which discusses ideas of intelligence, how they are influenced by different types of praise, and how they affect student motivation. 506 more words

Vantage Points

In engineering, the teaching-from-the-podium-by-manual-and-textbook approach simply isn’t working.  It’s not attracting enough students to study engineering.  It’s not engaging and fascinating enough of them.  It’s not spurring their creative thinking skills in enough ways. 402 more words

Education Research

What is professional development, how does it occur in individuals, and how may it be used by educational leaders and managers for the purpose of school improvement?

Rafael Mitchell, School of Education, University of Leicester (rm372@le.ac.uk)

This article considers the nature of professional development, how it occurs in individuals, and how educational leaders and managers can facilitate professional development for the purpose of school improvement. 94 more words

Education Research

Expanding the Engineers' Box

In all corners of the globe today, companies are clamoring for skilled engineers. They want a larger pool of applicants who are creative, flexible thinkers prepared to address complex, emerging questions riddled with interrelated unknowns. 354 more words

Architecture & Urban Design

Dimensions of learning

Each individual learner, whether in a formal or informal setting, has a unique way to process and assimilate information.

6 dimensions of learning may be considered, varying levels which each individual may attain to satisfy his or her necessity, as follows: 387 more words


Vergara v. California Panel Discussion with Leadership for Educational Equity

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), Teach For America’s (TFA’s) partner organization that focuses on alumni leadership development, held an online panel for members interested in learning more about… 661 more words