Developing a Growth Mindset
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St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School of BHNCDSB: Developing a Growth Mindset as a New Year's Resolution
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- Happy New Year From St. Gabriel Catholic School!
- Have you picked a New Year’s
- Resolution yet?
Slide 2 - OUR Resolution:To Develop a Growth Mindset for all students as they learn!
Slide 3 - Developing a Learning Culture
- Encourage students to extend, expand and clarify their thinking when attempting mathematical problems.
- September 2nd Resolution?
- KEY WORD:
- GROWTH MINDSET
Slide 4 - All skills can be developed
- Challenges are learning opportunities
- Effort and mistakes are part of mastery
- All skills are fixed and cannot be learned
- Challenges as indication of intelligence
- Effort and mistakes threaten self-worth
Slide 5 - Growth Mindset:Phil Thomlison – Principal
- Growth mindset is for everyone at St. Gabriel’s
- In a growth mindset you are not defined by your struggles
- A fixed mindset hurts learning potential in mathematics
- Mistakes are part of the learning process
- A growth mindset will help students beyond elementary school
Slide 6 - Margi SzokeSystem Student Achievement Teacher
- “Whether you think you can or you can’t… you’re right!”
- Growth Mindset is based on the work of Carol Dweck
- The power of “Yet”
- Hard work and perseverance will create student success
- Praise influences the type of mindset a student develops
- Research has shown that praising effort improves learning
- Praise focused on fixed traits often discourages learning
- Continuity of the way we praise will help to promote a growth mindset
- At home, look to praise effort to encourage a growth mindset.
- Resolve to a Growth mindset in the 2015 year!