Learning Disposition Posts
Register now to join us for the discussion “What is Character” with Angela Duckworth, PhD, bestselling author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, University of Pennsylvania professor, and Character Lab Founder and CEO.
Discussions on May 15 will focus on the psychological environment that increases student persistence and reduces achievement gaps David Yeager, a leading expert in the ways mindset, purpose, self efficacy, and sense of belonging impact student persistence and achievement, will be at Phillips Academy Andover on May 15, 2017, to discuss how students’ engagement, sense of meaning, and beliefs about their […]
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Discussions with Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University Monday, May 4, 2015 6:45 p.m. Faculty Meeting (Kemper Auditorium) 2:15 to 4:00 p.m. Informal conversations with faculty and community (Pearson C) 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Drop-in conversations with students (Pearson C) During her visit to PA, Carol S. Dweck, […]
By Noah Rachlin Last week’s blog post on the first installment of the Tang Institute Lunch and Discussion Series articulated six key dimensions that my colleagues and I have identified as fundamentally important for adults who are working to help students to cultivate a learning disposition. Within those six areas are the ideas that this […]
On Friday, April 3, 2015, more than 30 community members gathered in Pearson C to engage in discussion with Noah Rachlin, Instructor of History and Social Science and 2014–15 Tang Institute Fellow, about his project, “‘I Can’t Do that Yet’: Cultivating a Learning Disposition.” His project focuses on helping students to develop a learning disposition so […]
By Noah Rachlin Instructor in History and Social Science, Tang Institute Fellow: “I Can’t Do That…Yet”: Cultivating a Learning Disposition Amidst what seems like constant snowfall in and around Boston lately, it can be hard to find people talking about something other than the weather. The one exception was the recent Super Bowl victory by […]
By Noah Rachlin Instructor in History and Social Science, Tang Institute Fellow: “I Can’t Do That…Yet”: Cultivating a Learning Disposition At the end of October, Valerie Strauss published a piece on her Washington Post sponsored blog, Answer Sheet, entitled “Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns.” Written by […]