Netflix’s delightful documentary about famous chefs brought to mind three patterns about success.
All AboutLong Term Success
When we maximize short-term gains, we often disrupt long-term success in unexpected ways. How can we set our classrooms up to keep the long game in mind?
The idea of a 21st century may sound futuristic, but we’re already more than 20% through the century! 21st century careers are already happening all around us. You just need to know where to look!
Our brightest kids can go through school without ever receiving meaningful feedback. This can set up a fear of feedback and a fixed mindset. Here are some ways you can chat with kids about their work…
Continuing our series on long-term success, we look at the art of wondering. Often our gifted kids wonder deeper and longer than others. But do they wonder about math?
In this second part of a series on Long-Term Success, we look at how to handle gifted students’ weaknesses by creating a culture that’s focused on strengths.
Let’s explore keys to long-term student success. The first is students ability to excel in many areas.
Students I speak to have a powerful fear of making a life-altering mistake in their teens. Whether it’s a low grade, an easy class, or the wrong extracurricular, students think that an early error will derail their entire lives. They see life as a straight line.
Multipotentiality is a fancy way of saying “good at many things.” It’s a defining trait of gifted kids, and you’ve probably seen it in action: a student writes beautifully, has mastered a musical instrument, excels in math, and still gets picked near the top in PE. Yet, this trait is one of the Eight Great Gripes of gifted kids.