•  Learner and Educator

       differentbrains   Habits Mind
      Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach demonstrate how students with learning difficulties can improve brain function and raise achievement scores. Authors Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick present a collection of stories by educators around the world who have successfully implemented The Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum in their day-to-day teaching. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. This is a great book for parents. 
       book children  poverty    
      How Children Succeed by Paul Tough asks the question, "Why do some children succeed while others fail? Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. Eric Jensen demonstrates how schools can improve academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students in Teaching with Poverty in Mind. "There's one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don't." article by Miles Kimball and Noah Smith