Brainology

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    Brainology

    I started my education in Erie, Pennslyviana.I attend McDowell High. I would say that we were one of the richer schools were I live. I am going to talk about my first assignment Brainology. I thought it was very interesting and it thought me a lot about how some people have different mindsets. Also it has showed me what mindset I have. Once you find out your mindset I felt like it opened a lot of doors for me. After reading the article it changed the way I thought in and out of the classroom. Now

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    Brainology

    Brainology 1) A fixed mindset is when a person believes that you are born with your intelligence and cannot improve it. A fixed mindset cares how intelligent they appear to others and will give up if it makes them feel inadequate. 2) a) Students with a fixed mindset believe that if you worked hard it meant that you didn’t have ability, and that things would just come naturally to you if you did. b) After a setback, students with a fixed mindset were more likely to say that they would

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    The Cheating Scandal Rises in Park Middle School

    entirely wrong because he is trying to save the school from being shut down. In my opinion, Waller is fixed mindset person because Lewis told Waller that his students are able to pass the test but Waller insists on cheating. Base on the article Brainology, fixed mindset person are less willing to try and they would use other method to achieve the same result. Damany Lewis, one of the most senior teachers in Parks and a math teacher, stole some of the question paper from the testing office and flip

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    Student Adversity

    in school with the proper mentality or the effects could be hindering. Students face adversity every day, regardless of how transparent the obstacle may be; some problems may not be as evident as others. According to Carol S. Dweck, author of Brainology, all students face adversities throughout their high-school career, specifically, the challenge of overcoming a fixed mindset. In this excerpt, “The belief that intelligence is fixed dampened students’ motivation to learn, made them afraid of effort

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