Seven Ways to Help Students Develop a Growth Mindset

When students have a growth mindset, they are able to persevere and continue in creative work. So here are seven ways to cultivate a growth mindset. About six weeks ago, my son asked if he could start a cubing club for anyone interested in solving Rubix cubes together. (Heads-up: cubers can get really sensitive about calling […]

Helping Students Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

About three years ago, a student approached me before class. “Mr. Spencer, I heard that you wrote a children’s book.” I nodded. “I co-wrote it with my wife and then we self-published it.” “Can you teach me how to publish my own novel?” I launched into a brief elevator pitch about character development, conflict, and […]