Essential C21st Teaching Skills

CHANGING MINDSETS - A PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF GROWTH MINDSET IN THE CLASSROOM

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:
  • 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
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

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029 2071 1787

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Mary Chapman

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+44 (0)29 2071 1787
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

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.

Bethany Hart , The Webber Independent School
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