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How do you motivate students to believe in themselves and to become lifelong learners? Multiple intelligence theory and growth mindset research hold the keys to the answer, and explored both concepts in this two-part webinar. Part One covered strategies for teaching kids about multiple intelligence theory and for helping them identify their own unique talents and skills. Part Two included background information about growth mindset research as well as practical classroom strategies for implementing the research findings. Click to download the Webinar Handouts for this session, or click HERE to watch the replay.
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