The Importance of Mindset

I’ve been working in Kindergarten classrooms lately. And I LOVE it! I was a little unsure about it as the program is so much different than when I taught Kindergarten a decade ago. For those of you that don’t know, the Kindergarten program is focussed on growth in a child centred, student-led play-based learning environment. Children are seen as capable and competent. There are no grades on the report card, but rather, information about how different skills are progressing. Kindergarten teachers get to write about progress and growth, rather than a measured and fixed grade. Growth was a big theme …

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