Useful Websites & Videos
Assessment for Learning (AfL)
Dylan Williams Explains Assessment for Learning (AfL) a Key Practice at Meadowbrook
Growth Mindset Vs Fixed Mindset
Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms
In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools’ dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD.
An important, timely talk for parents and teachers and one that reflects Meadowbrook’s view on all three topics covered.
Carol Dweck – The Power of Believing You Can Improve
Carol Dweck the founder of “growth mindset” – explains the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet?
A great introduction to Growth Mindset as practised at Meadowbrook