I created these Intelligence Is… Tweet Strips to get a feel on the first day of school for whether my students have a fixed mindset or growth mindset.
I asked my students to write a tweet about what they thought intelligence was. I created the hash tag #IntelligenceIs for this. This confused my students SO much. Maybe it was the font I used??? They thought the I in “Is” was an L. “What is Intelligencels?”
I’m also pretty sure that my students are not major tweeters because they had a ton of trouble understanding the meaning of 140 characters. In fact, one of my students even told me that twitter was not cool. Ummm…I beg to differ. 🙂
Here’s the strips I made for my students to write their #IntelligenceIs tweets on.
My first year of teaching, I had my students write #MathIs tweets. I feel like these were much more fun and enlightening to read. But, you never know until you try something new.
The idea behind #IntelligenceIs was to see what my students thought about intelligence in regards to growth mindset/fixed mindset. I was hoping to have time the first day to give my students a growth mindset quiz that I adapted from online, but we ran out of time.
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