Fixed Mindset Vs. Growth mindset

Encourage students to keep learning and exploring

Teachers meeting

To all teachers the meeting is man please attend. everyone is an important part of this school and can make a difference in your classroom experience as well as in understanding students and motivate them.

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 7:45am-12:15pm

3120 North Haskell Avenue

Dallas, TX

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Lunch will also be provided after lunch catering by Eatzi's.

8:00am start teacher meeting.

-Have a special treat for teachers and staff.

-Allow teachers to have discussion.

-Starts with explaining the two different types of mindsets

8:30 am – Explain fixed mindset

-Give out they definition of what a fixed mindset is. Give an example and demonstrate how that is affecting students, such a low percentage of college graduates. Also talk about how students may be discouraged to pursue a higher education.

- Ask teachers to give out some examples of what they have seen in their students and have a discussion to see if there are any patterns that is triggering a students fixed mind set .

9:00 am- Give the next definition growth mindset

-Provide the explanation using the same situation. Talk about how encouraging students in pursuing a higher education and proving more options to the students can encourage students to pursue other venues to keep going instead of quitting. It will also encourage students to become more optimistic and have a positive outlook.

9:30 am ask teachers for ways they feel that they can encourage students

- what are some of the things that they feel like they need to help students achieve a growth mindset.

10:00 am show the video of fixed mindset vs growth mindset

-Discuss the video and ask if they understand the concepts that we have talked about.

10: 30 am provide a break and give out snacks and refreshments

11:00 am back from the break ask professors again to define the two mindset

- Provide the teachers with five ways to encourage a student to have a growth mindset.

11:30 am finish with teachers comments and thoughts of what they can do to motivate their students. Also ask teachers what can I as principal can do to help them help students to encourage a growing mindset.

The Power of belief -- mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDxManhattanBeach
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Fixed mindset defenition : Mindset | What is Mindset

growth mindset defenition :

Dweck , C.S. (2006). Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. NY: Ballantine Books.

Woolfolk, A.(2015). Educational Psychology, 13th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education Inc.