As time and whims allow, Meagan writes some of her thoughts about STEM, education, equity, and life. Enjoy some of the most latest posts:

Confidence or Self-efficacy?

Confidence is an informal, popularized term to describe the intersection of self-efficacy, self-esteem, self-concept, and identity — all key constructs that affect our motivation, performance, and persistence.

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Mindset Resources

Growth Mindset remains one of my most favorite things to teach because with small modifications we can see big changes in ourselves and those around us. This page is a collection of helpful mindset resources or educators.

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Sticky Feedback Copyright Meagan Pollock

“Sticky” Feedback to Boost Self-efficacy and Motivation

Feedback and support from others is a source of our self-efficacy — the belief we have in ourselves to accomplish a task. Using a simple formula, we can adjust our feedback to be a super-booster for self-efficacy in others, through what I call, “Sticky Feedback.” Check out this video to learn how you can better encourage others to reach their goals.

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Obituary: Mr. Nerd Geek Stereotype

Obituary: Mr. Nerd Geek Stereotype​

Mr. Nerd Geek Stereotype, was reported missing and presumed dead on January 1, 2019. Multiple conflicting reports confuse investigators of his last whereabouts. Accounts vary, but one thing is certain: Mr. Nerd Geek Stereotype should not be missed.

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