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.
Gain clarity on what a Growth Mindset is and the importance of it within a learning context
Find out how to implement the Growth Mindset principle in your classroom
Acquire a range of effective practical ideas to use in the classroom
Discover how to inspire the students you teach through new approaches to classroom teaching
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
“A great course, which included lots of very helpful and practical strategies for implementation in the classroom.”
Teacher , Berwick Hills Primary School
A very useful course. I found myself reflecting on my own personal mindset and ways in which I can improve it. As a school leader I feel the activities and discussions will help provide a consistent and effective approach to developing a growth mindset for our pupils.
, St Andrews Major Primary School
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
Dynamic and engaging. Refreshing to be given tools we can use straight away. Enjoyed practising using some tools
Charlie Karby , The Bridge Alternative Provision
Steve was very engaging and open to discussion. The activities were well organised and helped us to understand growth mindset better.
Teacher , The Bridge Alternative Provision
Really good ideas and got you thinking about how you are seen by the children and the effects on their learning.
“The quality of trainers used, delivery, materials and relevance to education in 21st Century make Dragonfly different and our first choice when looking for tailored Inset.”
Senior Leader and Head of Digital Learning
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catering for both an established UK and thriving International School
Deputy Head Academic, Epsom College, Kuala Lumpur
“Dragonfly are different from others in their adaptability and flexibility; they don’t just provide their courses, they partner with you to provide exactly what your school needs.”
Deputy Head Academic
“In addition to the hugely positive feedback from teachers, the impact of Dragonfly’s training was evident in every classroom I have visited over the past week. So many of the activities and ideas that the trainer presented are being used by teachers and enjoyed by students.”
Principal Le Cheile Secondary School, Dublin
“The trainer was very enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about the subject. He offered extremely practical solutions and ideas to use in a collaborative fun way. Really great course!! Thank you.”
Primary teacher, St George's International School Munich