Essential C21st Teaching Skills

GROWTH MINDSETS: REAL AND SUSTAINED ACHIEVEMENT

Developing mindsets, mindfulness and the thinking mind
About this course

Have you heard about Growth Mindset theory?

Do you want to know why it’s one of the ‘hottest’ topics in education at the moment?

Do you want to hear about the Top 5 teaching strategies that will embed a Growth Mindset in your pupils?

Trying to nurture a growth mindset, improve concentration together with reducing stress and anxiety in pupils is becoming an increasingly important objective for schools. The Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group have recommended that all schools develop mindfulness programmes. Professor Carol Dweck has gained international acclaim with her work on Growth Mindsets. In the context of these developments, schools need more than ever before practical, realistic and workable classroom-based strategies in order to implement these ideas into everyday lessons. 

 

 

Course Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate what a Growth Mindset is and the importance of it within a learning context
  • Show how to implement the Growth Mindset principle in your classroom
  • Share effective practical ideas to use in the classroom
  • Inspire the students you teach through new approaches to classroom teaching
Course Outline:
Session 1: Mindfulness in the Classroom

What does mindfulness mean?

Bringing calm to the classroom

Being a mindful teacher

Strategies to take away and adapt to your school

Session 2: Having the Right Mindset

Background to the mindset theory

Talents and learning

The relationship of brain and praise

Practical applications for challenging mindsets in the classroom

Session 3: The Best Behaviours of the Thinking Mind

Developing good habits

Ways to integrate thinking skills

What difference can thinking habits make?

Practical activities to focus on key thinking habits

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

LONDON WEST
11TH MARCH

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Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

BANGKOK
26TH MARCH

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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“A great course, which included lots of very helpful and practical strategies for implementation in the classroom.”

Teacher , Berwick Hills Primary School

Some interesting content that I had little or no previous knowledge about.

Teacher , St George's School, Windsor

The course was very informative and extremely useful.

HOD, Music , St George's School, Windsor

“Very engaging and clear. Good pace. Interesting - some very useful ideas which I could use. Good opportunity to discuss ideas and strategies. A very useful theme 'social media' provided useful 'food for thought."

Head of KS5 , Aloha College, Spain

Really engaging and interactive. A great mix of theory and practical application. Thank you!

Teacher , Amnuay Silpa School

Steve was very engaging and open to discussion. The activities were well organised and helped us to understand growth mindset better.

Amy Lang , The Bridge Alternative Provision
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