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How to Change from a Negative to a Positive Mindset

How to Change from a Negative to a Postive Mindset If your students (or yourself) suffer from low self-confidence, they may be stuck in some negative mindsets that are affecting the way they think about themselves.

How to Change from a Negative to a Positive Mindset If your students (or yourself) suffer from low self-confidence, they may be stuck in some negative mindsets that are affecting the way they think about themselves.  Students with special needs can get stuck in a negative mindset leading to a lot of “always” or “never” talk, […]

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How to Help Develop Self-Efficacy in Children

Self-efficacy is the belief in yourself that you are capable of achieving a goal.  As therapists, teachers, and parents we can help with the development of self-efficacy in children to teach them to persevere by reinforcing their strengths and helping establish steps to reach their goals.

How to Help Develop Self-Efficacy in Children Self-efficacy is the belief in yourself that you are capable of achieving a goal.  As therapists, teachers, and parents we can help with the development of self-efficacy in children to teach them to persevere by reinforcing their strengths and helping establish steps to reach their goals.  Higher levels […]

What is a Growth Mindset?

What is a growth mindset?  It was developed by psychologist Carol Dweck who explains mindset as a self-perception or “self-theory” that people hold about themselves.  For example, it is believing that you are smart or not smart, good athlete or bad athlete, good at knitting or stink at knitting.  This type of mindset can have a […]