The Biggest Lie Students Tell Me (and How to Turn It Around)

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/students-biggest-lie-resolving-it-jose-vilson?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-students-I-cant-do-this-shared-repost

Vilson offers helpful tips for how to unravel a student’s conviction that they “can’t do it”.
His at a glance observation is that it usually comes down to either:
1) They genuinely don’t understand the material.
2) They’ve had a long day and just don’t have the energy to work any more.
3) They have a situation at home that currently distracts them.

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