Archives – January 2015

January 30, 2015

Welcome Tim Tarrillion, COO and VP of Finance!

Reasoning Mind is very excited to announce that Tim Tarrillion has joined our team as the Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Finance. Tim brings more than three decades of management expertise to Reasoning Mind with a track record…

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January 27, 2015

For Students, Failure Matters More Than You Think

While many think that confidence from previous successes encourages students to persist through challenges, it’s actually the way they think about their failures that makes a difference. Research by social psychologist Carol Dweck demonstrates that students who learn to view…

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January 21, 2015

Why Having Multiple Motives Can Harm Learning

When students love learning, it shows. They question, comment, and ponder, seeking to understand why or how things came to be. But what would happen if these students received pizza parties every time they got A’s on exams, or received…

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January 15, 2015

Three Questions with Ashley Coleman

Ashley Coleman is one of Reasoning Mind’s most successful fifth grade teachers. We interviewed her this week to gain some insights into how she fosters success in her classroom from the very first day.  What are some expectations that you…

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January 8, 2015

Stay in Touch in 2015

We have a new year’s resolution you can easily accomplish in 2015: stay in touch with us. Here’s how: Find us on Pinterest.  Follow our boards on Math Humor , Professional Development , Teaching Strategies and Tech in the Classroom for…

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January 2, 2015

7 Math Holidays to Add to Your Calendar in 2015

Mark those calendars! “Calendar*” is licensed by Dafne Cholet under CC by 2.0. The calendar year has plenty of opportunities to celebrate and get excited about math. We’ve included eight of our favorites, as well as ways you can incorporate…

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