View Seminar: Growth Mindset

Seminar NameGrowth Mindset
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Seminar Date04/21/2022
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time3:00 pm
Last Day To Register04/20/2022      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
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Seminar Topics, Concepts & Resources-Provide an insight of Carol Dweck's work on Growth Mindset and the underlying beliefs people have about learning and intelligence.
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Seminar Objectives-Define and identify growth and fixed mindset
-Identify growth mindset strategies and activities to implement in the classroom
-Demonstrate growth mindset language in the classroom
-Growth mindset resources and premade lessons were provided for classroom use
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Assessment of Learning-Participants learned the difference between a fixed and growth mindset
-Engages in an activity that assisted them in understanding the brain and how to build connections within the brain
-Learned how to create a growth mindset environment, to promote critical thinking, how to provide feedback and the power of mistakes
Evaluation Summary Notes-Instructional strategies should begin in home and scaffold into school setting
-Your brain can grow regardless of your age
-Practice and learning create actual neural growth (not just figurative)
-Small language changes can create big changes in performance
-Love the concept of YET
-It has many positive outcomes - academically, emotionally, socially, etc
-When students are being negative, phrases to say instead
-That a growth mindset if beneficial to students, educators, and the entire school environment
-Helps to make the impossible possible
Needed Changes-How to hold learning community responsible when Growth Mindset practices are not done with fidelity in limited student growth
-How does trauma impact the ability to access a growth mindset
-What are the impacts of structural systems of oppression on this approach --e.g. if a Growth Mindset is encouraged in a student suffering racial oppression, will that student view success less attainable
-Need additional praise statements we can use
-How to breakdown barriers among staff
-How to get this information to parents
-Where and when to start teaching students about Growth Mindset and when
-HS games for critical thinking
-More HS lessons and activities
Next Steps-What does Growth Mindset look like top down following a cohort freshman through graduating year
-Understanding how to navigate/use it while also acknowledging those systems of oppression and disparity
-Would like to practice the concept more
-List of books/resources to help teach young children
-Brain development
-Read books, access websites introduced
-Problem solving activities
-Implementing it move into HS curriculum
-How can I better explain to my students what success is if they do not see or feel it unless they are at school
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SiteCA BOCES - Belmont CTE
LocationMulti-Purpose Room at Belmont CTE
Site StatusRegional
Duration6.5 Hours
Rolling Online CourseNo
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Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopGrowth Mindset
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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CategoryEx Ed - Internal PD for Exceptional Education
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Added ByLaurie Sledge
Seminar Id7514

CTLE Activities

  • Pedagogy


Districts That Can Send Participants

  • Allegany-Limestone Central School
  • Andover Central School
  • Belfast Central School
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Fillmore Central School
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Friendship Central School
  • Genesee Valley Central School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Olean City Schools
  • Pioneer Central School
  • Portville Central School
  • Randolph Academy
  • Randolph Central School
  • Salamanca City Schools
  • Scio Central School
  • Wellsville Central School
  • West Valley Central School
  • Whitesville Central School
  • CA-BOCES Admin
  • CA-BOCES Exceptional Education

Learning Standards

  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 7 Professional Growth