Donaldson, M. (2021). From oops to aha: Portraits of learning from mistakes in Kindergarten. Rowman & Littlefield.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Audley, S. & Donaldson, M. (2022). When to grit and when to quit: (How) should grit be taught in K-12 classrooms? Theory Into Practice, 61(3), 265-276. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405841.2022.2096377
Donaldson, M. (2020). Tools to build their best learning: Examining how Kindergarten teachers frame student mistakes. Harvard Educational Review, 90(1), 54-74. https://doi.org/10.17763/1943-5045-90.1.54
Donaldson, M. (2020). “Everything go upside down”: Navigating mistakes in early learning and teaching. Schools: Studies in Education, 17(1), 70-91. https://doi.org/10.1086/708357
Donaldson, M. (2019). Harnessing the power of fantastic attempts: Kindergarten teacher perspectives on children’s mistakes. Journal of Educational Research, 112(4), 535-549. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220671.2019.1598329
Donaldson, M. (2019). Teacher accounts of children’s mistakes in the Kindergarten classroom. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 13(3), 187-197.
Capotosto, L., Kim, J.S., Burkhauser, M., Park, S.O., Mulimbi, B., Donaldson, M. & Kingston, H.C. (2017). Family support of third grade reading skills, motivation, and support. AERA Open, 3(3), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2332858417714457
Alio, A. P., Salihu, H. M., Berrings, T. J., Gramling, M. D., Burton, J. A., Gayles, T. A., et al. (2006). Obesity research and the forgotten African American child. Ethnicity & Disease, 16(2), 569–575. https://www.ethndis.org/priorarchives/ethn-16-02-569.pdf
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