McShane on the Brain
Over 40 HTS parents had the treat of hearing our own Mr. McShane speak about how new information on brain development can influence effective teaching and parenting. During his presentation, Mr. McShane mentioned several outstanding resources on the changing brains of our children and how we can most effectively reach them. The resources are listed below.
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
Why Don’t Students Like School? By Daniel Willinham
Mindset by Carol Dweck
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough
The key to success? Grit, TED Talk by Angela Duckworth
How to Give an A by Benjamin Zander
The Blessing of A Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus by Wendy Mogel.
St. Andrew’s Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning: