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  • Brent shared from Resource Management for School Administrators: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility, and Human Resources (The Concordia University Leadership Series) by Daniel R. Tomal, Craig A. Schilling
    majority of the financial resources should go toward the instructional process, namely the teachers and tools for teaching. Everything else is, in the strictest sense, in support of the instructional process. Just how much money is needed for schools to operate effectively is unknown.
    Note: #doanecadre2
  • Brent shared from The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Community by Jennifer B. (Beth) Abrams, Valerie A. von Frank
    Studies have found that in teams where people have not received any praise or recognition, the group’s productivity, morale, and engagement tend to be lower.
    Note: Recognition is important at all ages. #doanecadre2
  • Brent shared from The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Community by Jennifer B. (Beth) Abrams, Valerie A. von Frank
    Purpose gets people up in the morning. And psychologists find that recognition and praise go a long way to keep most people motivated.
    Note: Purpose gets people up on the morning. #doanecadre2
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    when students were praised for effort, 90 percent of them wanted the challenging new task that they could learn from.
    Note: Praising a student's effort rather than ability leads them to want to take the next challenge.
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    test scores and measures of achievement tell you where a student is, but they don’t tell you where a student could end up.
    Note: Focus should be on growth, not limiting students based on prior understanding as measured on a test.
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    The growth mindset allows people to value what they’re doing regardless of the outcome
    Note: In the growth mindset, success is a bi-product of effort and enjoyment of what you are doing.
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    Even in the growth mindset, failure can be a painful experience. But it doesn’t define you. It’s a problem to be faced, dealt with, and learned from.
    Note: Failure doesn't define people with a growth mindset.
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    John Wooden, the legendary basketball coach, says you aren’t a failure until you start to blame. What he means is that you can still be in the process of learning from your mistakes until you deny them.
    Note: You aren't and a failure until you begin to blame.
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    The other thing exceptional people seem to have is a special talent for converting life’s setbacks into future successes.
    Note: Exceptional people convert setbacks into future success!!!
  • Brent shared from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
    When we (temporarily) put people in a fixed mindset, with its focus on permanent traits, they quickly fear challenge and devalue effort.
    Note: Permanent traits like smart or dumb leave us feeling helpless to change- minimizes impact of effort.