Growth Mindsets – Siena College – After School Workshops Event Phone: 0423778008 (looking for Coffs Harbour workshops?) Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset is a critical ingredient to improving student motivation and engagement, increasing persistence, and boosting achievement. In this one-day workshop, James Anderson transforms your understanding of Mindsets into practical classroom strategies. Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset All educators care deeply about their students' motivation. They want them to love learning, and to be resourceful and persistent in the face of learning challenges. They don't want their students to lose heart when they get stuck, make mistakes, or receive disappointing grades.
Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling Perceptions of people and events are very much dependent upon who you are and what your experience has been. Events in Ferguson and Baltimore, among others, highlight our misunderstandings of each other, and how the same facts can be interpreted entirely differently. What's worse, people of color and underrepresented groups are defined by journalists covering these events, who themselves don't reflect the ethnic composition of our country as a whole. Recent studies have proven that stories can change perceptions and even make people more tolerant.
ISTE 2015 Discover strategies for increasing your growth mindset as an educator and assisting your learners in developing strong, academic mindsets. We'll guide you through interactive, experiential online activities. Recommended by ISTE’s Administrator Network Purpose & objective Research on the growth mindset shows that students who believe they can grow their basic abilities have greater motivation and higher achievement than do students who believe their abilities are fixed, and that teachers can influence students’ mindsets ( This workshop will provide educators with an extensive overview of the growth mindset through: (1) exploring a variety of definitions and perspectives about growth versus fixed mindsets, (2) reflecting on and developing one's own mindset as an educator, and (3) exploring and developing strategies for developing, building and enhancing students' academic mindsets.
GROWTH: a 6 letter word and also the mindset worth adopting If you are still unfamiliar with Carol Dweck’s work on mindset, you may need to come out of the cave you’ve been hiding in. I’ll give you my own take on the growth mindset and what it means to me. Grasp the essentials of a “growth” mindset. Your brain is plastic and has the ability to evolve. By practicing and putting effort into your tasks, you can continue to learn and grow. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic] When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies. The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy. They progress from LOTS (lower-order thinking skills) to the HOTS (higher-order thinking skills).
'Praise the effort, not the outcome? Think again' Always try to praise the effort, not the outcome. That’s the lesson that parents and teachers often take from my work. But it’s the wrong lesson, or it can easily become so. Yes, the research that underpins growth mindset theory does show that praising children’s hard work or strategies when they’ve done well – “process praise” – has a number of positive effects. Praising children’s ability (“You’re really good at this!”
Education Week Many thanks to Sabba Quidwai (@AskMsQ) for this guest post. In addition to serving as the Director of Innovative Learning for the University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine, Sabba works with us as an instructor at EdTechTeacher. We live in a world today where knowledge is a commodity.