During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in their fields for the basis of their research. Students will research their famous person as they respond to targeted research questions. While researching, they’ll be on the lookout for ways that the famous person had a growth mindset. Next…
End of the Year Fun: The AP Lit Olympics
Students love these funny Ted Talks that also inspire and teach valuable lessons. Includes ideas for how to teach them in the classroom. Appropriate for students of all ages.
DIY Magic Paper Art Cube. Get the free coloring templates to make this mesmerizing paper cube that transforms! Fun game or puzzle for the kids. Video included to show you how to make one.