1. Explain the following quote from Calkins as it relates to the use of the checklist in the writing classroom and share your opinion.
" Checklists are especially important if the person is intent on not just pulling off a complicated project, but also on getting better at that work --- on improving the odds of success, raising the rates, maximizing the progress. "
2. Explain the following quote from Paul Tough as it relates to the use of the checklist in the writing classroom and share your opinion.
"When kids believe that they can change their intelligence they actually do better. They try harder."
Following is a great video that relates to the above quote. Enjoy.
The language you use to praise students can help encourage or discourage a growth mindset and has broad implications for how students persevere in the face o...