- What key mindsets do teachers need to adopt that will allow them to prepare students for their learning futures?
- What key mindsets do teachers need to adopt that will enable them to integrate technologies successfully in their classrooms?
- How can teachers integrate these mindsets into their work?
In decision theory and general systems theory, a mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notations held by one or more people or groups of people that is so established that it creates a powerful incentive within these people or groups to continue to adopt or accept prior behaviors, choices, or tools. This phenomenon is also sometimes described as mental inertia, “groupthink”, or a “paradigm”, and it is often difficult to counteract its effects upon analysis and decision making processes. On the positive side a mindset can also be seen as incident of a person’s Weltanschauung or philosophy of life. For example there has been quite some interest in the typical mindset of an entrepreneur.
Tug-Of-War Padlet “Should schools be more like Google in their approach? ” Has thinking and learning changed? Is it worth the “price” we might have to pay later?