Category: Mindset

January 27, 2016

What Tennis Tantrums Teach Us…

Yesterday, Roger Federer won through to the semi-final at the Australian Open beating Tomas Berdych in straight sets. Nothing too surprising there you might...

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November 16, 2015

Developing a Minecraft Mindset

What’s in this post: How I used Minecraft to discuss Mindset with kids for whom mainstream education doesn’t work Access to the materials I...

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February 4, 2015

Learning about Mindset from Stan

Up until around 12 months ago – unless you were a tennis fanatic – you’d probably not heard of Stanislas Wawrinka. The reason being, Stan is the...

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July 29, 2014

What do we lose when everyone wins?

We won’t grow resilient kids if we only talk about resilience. Kids need to experience struggle, setbacks and failure if they are going to...

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June 15, 2014

Do we need to re-think Gifted & Talented in school?

How to split a room of educators. Bring up “Gifted & Talented” #DansGuideToSpeaking — Dan Haesler (@danhaesler) June 14, 2014 Over the last couple...

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July 24, 2011

Label kids – Limit kids.

On Friday 22nd July, my colleague Ray Francis and I had the privilege of presenting a workshop at the AIS Pastoral Care Conference. The...

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