Developing a Growth Mindset

St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School of BHNCDSB: Developing a Growth Mindset as a New Year's Resolution

Growth MindsetEducationNew Years ResolutionElementaryNumeracyDweckMathematics
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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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  1. Slide 1

    • Happy New Year From St. Gabriel Catholic School!
    • Have you picked a New Year’s
    • Resolution yet?
  2. OUR Resolution:To Develop a Growth Mindset for all students as they learn!

    Slide 2 - OUR Resolution:To Develop a Growth Mindset for all students as they learn!

  3. Developing a Learning Culture

    Slide 3 - Developing a Learning Culture

    • Encourage students to extend, expand and clarify their thinking when attempting mathematical problems.
    • September 2nd Resolution?
    • Math/Numeracy
    • KEY WORD:
    • ATTEMPT!
    • GROWTH MINDSET
  4. All skills can be developed

    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
  5. Growth Mindset:Phil Thomlison – Principal

    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
  6. Margi SzokeSystem Student Achievement Teacher

    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.
  7. Slide 7

    • Resolve to a Growth mindset in the 2015 year!