Growth Mindset

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T3 Selfie Handout

Here’s the handout that Adam Low talked about for making a Selfie Station.    

Engineering the Community Engagement Process

The community engagement process can be a daunting task to start.   Student preparation means that you have created a safe learning environment and helped students maintain a growth mindset.  This means primarily that you constantly celebrate speech patterns that support a growth mindset.  It also means that they have “played” with enough technology to feel […]

Selfie station example project

Here is an example of an applied design thinking project done with a class of 17 students at the University of Hawaii Hilo Upward Bound T3 alliance program during the summer of 2018.  Node Red and physical Raspberry Pi setup instructions can be found on this post. Students had mastered the skills associated with basic […]

Growth Mindset: Brushbot competition

This is a continuation of the brush bot activity from the previous class.  It may be helpful to have some sort of prize, a 3d printed item or a certificate. Begin by asking if students got their brushbots to work?  To move in a way they wanted?  What variables were they able to change?  Ask […]

Growth Mindset: Building a Robot

For this lesson, you will want to have enough Brushbot kits for every student you are working with. Time: approx. 30 min. Part 1: Growth mindset and fixed mindset are some patterns that researchers have observed in students. Here are a series of statements that can be used to assess a person’s fixed or growth […]