Neurons, Growth Mindset and Teaching

“We are not fixed; we are a work in progress” (Dr David Eagleman) For years, I have had a fear of the water. The quote by the neuroscientist Dr David Eagleman resonated with me personally, as this year I took the plunge (excuse the pun) and learnt to swim. At age, 42 I told myself this would not be a problem, I would be able to swim and crack it within a month. How hard could it be? 7 months later (yes it took me longer than one month…), I am now able to do breast stroke, backstroke, and still grappling with the idea of putting my face into the … Continue reading Neurons, Growth Mindset and Teaching