Growth Mindset Workshop:
Boosting Student Motivation
Full Day Workshop - July 20, 2022 - 9:00-4:00 PM CST
Growth mindset is linked to higher test scores and increased student well-being.
Many students come to school with a fixed mindset meaning they believe their intelligence, talents, and skills can't be developed and they cannot grow or change. This belief profoundly affects the way students engage in school and their success in life.
When students adopt a growth mindset, they view challenges as opportunities to progress toward their desired outcomes. Students who believe they can develop their talents and abilities see roadblocks and critical feedback as methods to gather information they could use to help themselves learn.
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Full Day Workshop - July 20, 2022 - 9:00-4:00 PM CST
I’ve seen entire classrooms and schools adopt a growth mindset practice, and it has transformed the school culture into one that promotes positivity, happiness, and the value of growing.
Students engage in productive struggle and feel safe taking risks.
Students today don't easily demonstrate grit and resilience. Many tend to give up when they have to endure something difficult. Teaching students to enjoy challenges, exert effort, and overcome obstacles builds their confidence.
Help students download new belief systems and remove old, limiting ones.
Once students understand their emotions, we can direct them toward actions that build their resiliency and determination while also improving their overall well-being and academic performance.
Understand the neuroplasticity of the brain.
Our brains are malleable and with effort and persistence it can learn new skills. The brain “grows” when people learn new things, and, like muscles, it needs a challenge to truly benefit.
Failure is an opportunity for growth.
Learning from mistakes needs to become normal. When we shy away from challenges because we are afraid to fail, we inhibit our ability to grow. Recognizing faults and improving them helps students tap into their full potential.
In this full-day virtual live workshop, you and your staff will learn:
Structured Practices for Embracing a Growth Mindset
We'll cover how to talk to students about what growth mindset is, why it's important, and how we can change our brains.
Structured Growth Mindset Mini-Lessons
You'll leave with a whole set of grade-level specific mini-lessons you can implement immediately.
How to implement and maximize the provided Growth Mindset resources
We'll step you through our Growth Mindset resources and give you practical ways to implement the provided lessons, activities, and videos in your instruction.
Here’s what teachers and administrators are saying about this workshop:
Here's what's included in this workshop:
We model how to teach the mini-lessons and how to differentiate them for elementary and secondary students.
Digital Resource Bundle
Get access to digital anchor charts, videos, printable worksheets, writing prompts, and more.
Professional Development Credit
Meet your PD requirements while learning how growth mindset can promote both academic and personal student success.
Live Chat Support From Dr. Emma Gibbs
Join the interactive experience and get live feedback and answers to your questions throughout the training.
7 Days of Replay Access
Can’t attend the workshop live? Watch the replay at a later time and still receive all the fabulous resources inside this workshop.
9:00-9:45 Session 1:
Fixed vs Growth Mindset
10:30-11:15 Session 3:
9:45-10:30 Session 2:
Grit, Drive, Determination, & Effort
11:15-12:00 Session 4:
12:00-12:30: LUNCH BREAK
12:30-1:15 Session 5:
Dangers of Praise & Labels
2:00-2:45 Session 7:
Growth Mindset Model Lessons
1:15-2:00 Session 6:
Embracing Failure and Feedback
2:45-4:00 Session 8:
Reflection & Discussion
Our Growth Mindset training give you the implementation blueprint for how to teach a growth mindset curriculum.
Teaching students how to "productively" struggle and the value of grit and determination is critical in today's world. As I've observed and helped implement growth mindset in classrooms, I've seen students' attitudes improve and the overall culture of the classroom and school increase.
In this workshop, we show you how to talk about the research and make it bite-sized and relevant for students. And then we GIVE you the exact lesson plans, activities, and visuals you need to take these concepts to your classroom and empower your students the very next day.
Meet your workshop instructor:
Meet Dr. Emma Gibbs
Dr. Emma Gibbs is a professional development trainer as well as a classroom teacher and travels the country sharing her wealth of knowledge and resources with educators about growth mindset.
As a growth mindset teacher and trainer, she helps teachers understand how to incorporate growth mindset lessons into their everyday learning.
As a current classroom teacher, Dr. Gibbs integrates her academic background with relevant experience in the classroom, providing growth mindset strategies and activities that transfer seamlessly from professional development to real-life learning environments.
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Productive struggle helps students authentically engage with their learning.
Let’s infuse our classrooms with strategies that get our students’ embracing a growth mindset while learning and growing.
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While it's great to attend live to get any questions you may have answered, you will have access to the training for 30 days.
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