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Adopting Lifelong Learning
FIXED MINDSETS AND GROWTH MINDSETS
When faced with a challenge those with a fixed mindset usually avoid it or quit as a way of self protection.
Learners with a growth mindset believe that intelligence is like a muscle, it gets stronger the more you use it.
*This mindset is more consistent with the way that we know the brain learns.
This mindset encourages us to accept challenges, work hard, learn from our mistakes, change our course if needed, and to keep pushing despite our failures and setbacks.
Stanford University study: Adopting a growth mindset
The experimenters were looking to see how expressing the growth mindset effected the Stanford students, after being compared to a control group it was shown that the experimental group was earning higher grades and actually enjoying the project more.
We create integrity by choosing words and deeds that are with one of our values.
Things you will notice about these students they leave their assignments undone, they do less than their best work, miss class or come late to class.
Lifelong learning at work
Some students believe believe that once they grad. from college they'll be done with learning & studying, but that's not the case because you continue education in the workplace with hard skills.
Smart workers take full advantage of formal classes provided by their employers, they also take full advantage of informal classes provided.
How to develop a growth mindset...
1 Think of you brain as a muscle
2- set learning and performance goals
4- change course when needed
3- seek feedback
Test Taking strategies
-discover their preferred way of learning
-employ critical thinking
-develop a learning orientation to life
Learners with a fixed mindset believe people are born with a fixed amount of ability and talent
-avoid new learning experiences
-often experience frustration, boredom or resistance
-use poor thinking skills
Strategies for Reducing Test Anxiety
Understand what test anxiety is and what it's not.
negative thoughts or feelings rush through your head -for example, fear of failure or self-defeating putdowns.
Recall test questions
Require you to retrieve information you've studied and reproduce it in your own words
Strategies for Online Tests
-Since most online tests allow you to use notes or textbooks, they will most likely be timed. Make sure you study before an online test because you will not have time to look up the answers.
-With online tests, some questions require you to answer them before you can move on so choose wisely and don't spend too much time on any one question.
Before you answer a question, you must know what kind of answer to give.
How many question marks are there?
How many periods?
Are there any commas?
Look for conjunctions
Employing Critical Thinking
Construct Logical Arguments
1.reasons 2.evidence 3. conclusions
Ask Probing Questions
the kind a good lawyer, doctor, teacher or detective would ask
Applying Critical Thinking
making an effort to provide reasons and evidence to support conclusions
Discovering your preferred ways of learning
4 different learning approaches:
THINKING, DOING, FEELING, INNOVATING