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Ep 22. Mindsets and educational misconceptions with Carl Hendrick

The transcript for this episode is here.

You can listen to the episode here: Chalk & Talk Podcast.

Carl Hendrick’s blog and social media


Carl Hendirck’s blog


X: C_Hendrick

Carl Hendrick’s books


How Learning Happens

How Teaching Happens

What Does This Look Like in the Classroom?

researchED Canada (Toronto May 3-4)


researchED Canada registration

Blog post


Five things I wish I knew when I started teaching

Growth mindset

The growth mindset problem by Carl Hendrick


The problem with growth mindset by Carl Hendrick

Growth Mindset Theory: What's the Actual Evidence? by Scott Kaufman

Engagement is a poor proxy for learning


Just Because They're Engaged Doesn't Mean They're Learning by Carl Hendrick


Slides from Robert Coe


Article on critical thinking skills


Why schools should not teach general critical thinking skills by Carl Hendrick

Articles and research on cell phones


Phones aren’t a “symptom of disengagement”, they’re a direct cause of it by Carl Hendrick


Get Phones Out of Schools Now by Jonathan Haidt 


The Case for Phone-Free Schools by Jonathan Haidt 


Sunday, O. J., Adesope, O. O., & Maarhuis, P. L. (2021). The effects of smartphone addiction on learning: A meta-analysis. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 4

Other articles, studies and books mentioned in the episode


Project Follow Through


Graham Nuthall’s book The Hidden Lives of Learners


John Hollingsworth’s book Explicit Direct Instruction


Muijs and Reynold’s book Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice

Kirschner, P. A., Sweller, J., & Clark, R. E. (2006). Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching. Educational Psychologist41(2), 75–86.

Morris, R., Perry, T., & Wardle, L. (2021). Formative assessment and feedback for learning in higher education: A systematic review. Review of Education (Oxford)9(3).

Credit to Jazmin Boisclair for this helpful resource page.

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