MJGDS Parent Connect

“Learning To Learn”
Developing a Growth
Mindset
Karin Hallett & Andrea Hernandez
December 2, 2013
“Ground Rules”
It’s a conversation
Everyone participates; no one dominates

There are no right answers
Draw on your experi...
What does it mean

to be educated?
KEYS to Success?
jakeliefer, “Old Keys” via Flickr, CC-BY
IsaacMao, “Child Brain” via Flickr, CC-BY

Growth Mindset
YouTube Video: The Power of Belief: Mindset and Success
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN34FNbOKXc
What are the
sources of the
fixed mindset?
Fostering a Growth Mindset
FeatheredTar, “Burgeoning Vegetation” via Flickr, CC-BY
Tips
● Praise the process not the
outcome
● Focus on improvement
● Put failure in its place
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Parent Connect || Learning to Learn: Developing a Growth Mindset

  1. 1. MJGDS Parent Connect “Learning To Learn” Developing a Growth Mindset Karin Hallett & Andrea Hernandez December 2, 2013
  2. 2. “Ground Rules” It’s a conversation Everyone participates; no one dominates There are no right answers Draw on your experiences, views & beliefs. You don’t need to be an expert. Keep an open mind Listen carefully. Honor differences in viewpoint and opinion. Have fun! Learning is social. Learning together moves our whole school forward!
  3. 3. What does it mean to be educated?
  4. 4. KEYS to Success? jakeliefer, “Old Keys” via Flickr, CC-BY
  5. 5. IsaacMao, “Child Brain” via Flickr, CC-BY Growth Mindset
  6. 6. YouTube Video: The Power of Belief: Mindset and Success https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN34FNbOKXc
  7. 7. What are the sources of the fixed mindset?
  8. 8. Fostering a Growth Mindset FeatheredTar, “Burgeoning Vegetation” via Flickr, CC-BY
  9. 9. Tips ● Praise the process not the outcome ● Focus on improvement ● Put failure in its place

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