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Language: The Ultimate Influencer

Amelia Bedelia holding a pie
“Amelia Bedelia’s 50th Birthday Party” by Skokie Public Library is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Language holds power.

The Original “Influencer”

The Effect of Praise on Mindsets: Carol Dweck

Developing Your Brand

1. Do rather than don’t.

Classroom contract signed by students
“7/8/15 Class Contract” by loonyhiker is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

2. Provide detailed feedback.

3. Promote a growth mindset.

Poster depicting growth and fixed mindset phrases (to use and not use) with students.
Image from Carold Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’ in Education Week

4. Generalizing about “these kids”.

5. “They can’t handle it,” or can they?



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Emily Duball

I am an Instructional Coach and Client Success Manager at Educate LLC. I believe in the power of communities to fight for equity and access for all.