In Other Words: Phrases for Growth Mindset

In Other Words: Phrases for Growth Mindset

By Annie Brock

Infuse the powerful vocabulary of growth mindset into your lesson plans, feedback and student guidance


From the authors of the bestselling The Growth Mindset Coach, this pocket-sized, companion book is a must-have for any teacher looking to create empowering messaging in the classroom. It offers tips and tricks for meaningful discussions and ready-to-use phrases for students, parents or colleagues.


Instead of saying, “you must be really smart at this,” say, “you must have worked really hard.” Instead of saying, “you were naughty,” say, “that was a bad choice, what will you do differently in the future?” Instead of saying, “you’re a natural at math,” say, “these problems didn’t challenge you very much so let’s move onto something that will really stretch your brain.” Learn all of this and more using this clear and straightforward guide to implementing the most powerful Growth Mindset phrases in your classroom.


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Bestselling Author Annie Brock

Annie Brock

Annie Brock is a K-12 innovation specialist, director of library services, and high school speech and debate coach in Holton, Kansas. Annie is the author of five books on education, including the bestselling Growth Mindset Coach. She is a former secondary English Teacher, and frequently travels to schools and conferences to facilitate workshops with teachers and school staff.  She is a graduate of Kansas State University and Washburn University. She enjoys listening to podcasts and audiobooks, hanging out at the lake, spending time with her kids, and participating in her local community theatre. Annie lives in Holton, Kansas with her husband, Jared, and their two children, Bodhi and Lila.

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Released: May 2018
Price: $12.95

ISBN-10: 1612437915
ISBN-13: 9781612437910

5" x 7"
160 pages

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