This much I know about…Excellence and Growth

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I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about Excellence and Growth.

Here are my presentations, videos and questionnaires from my presentations at the Optimus Education Excellence and Growth Conference, London, 26 November 2014.

My introductory keynote…

On developing a Growth Mindset…

Dweck on Growth Mindset…

Why Excellence Matters…(not!)

Austin’s Butterfly (in case you’ve never seen it…)

Ron Berger on critique…

Fixed Mindsets try to look clever at all costs…

Dylan Wiliam on the power of YET…

Praise and Rewards can inhibit learning…

Will Smith on working hard…

Carol Dweck on process praise…

Student GM Questionnaire…

Student GM Questionnaire points scorer…

Staff GM Questionnaire…

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About carljphillips

Geography teacher. PhD in cultural/historical geography (Nott'm., 2006). SF/F genre fiction fan. Liverpool FC supporter. Libertarian. Humanist. Etc. I blog about the theory and practice of Geography teaching, and teaching in general.
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