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Mindset f2f

  1. 1. Mindset at WorkWhat to do with what we knowSpring 2012 Amy Toombs Melanie Beckett
  2. 2. Mindsets✤ FIXED people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success—without effort.✤ GROWTH people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work— brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.
  3. 3. Mindsets✤ SMART is a statement of what one is; you are or you are not. It is inflexible and inborn.✤ WORK is a statement of what one does. It facilitates growth. Work=Growth=Malleable Intelligence.
  4. 4. Goals✤ Refine our understanding of growth mindset✤ Understand mindset as it relates to our students✤ Generate ideas for incorporating growth mindset in our work
  5. 5. GrowthAttributes
  6. 6. GrowthAttributes✤ Note the key attributes of Captain Sullenberger’s thinking during the time he was making decisions.✤ Note what he says that you find most compelling.✤ What does this have to do with teaching?
  7. 7. GrowthAttributes✤ Note the key attributes of Captain Sullenberger’s thinking during the time he was making decisions.✤ Note what he says that you find most compelling.✤ What does this have to do with teaching?
  8. 8. Teacher Mindset✤ What does teacher mindset look ✤ 4. When a student gets the like in the classroom setting? Give wrong answer/can’t answer? growth/fixed examples for the following: ✤ 5. In communicating with parents about students?✤ 1. When a student is finished with work quickly? ✤ 6. When a student misbehaves?✤ 2. When homework isn’t done? ✤ 7. In designing group work?✤ 3. When giving feedback on student work? Tomlinson, 2009
  9. 9. Teacher Mindset✤ What messages are you sending students about intelligence and achievement?✤ What behaviors do you exhibit or see others exhibiting that encourage or discourage a growth mindset?✤ What behaviors do you exhibit that encourage or discourage a fixed mindset?
  10. 10. Fixed Mindsetleads to...✤ Underperformance✤ Opting out✤ Risk avoidance✤ Perceived loss of control✤ Academic Dishonesty
  11. 11. Growth Mindsetleads to...✤ Resiliency✤ Risk-taking✤ Success✤ Control over learning
  12. 12. Strategies that Encourage GrowthMindset✤ Avoid telling students they are ✤ Encourage reflection smart✤ Praise work and persistence, not intelligence or ability✤ Emphasize growth for all students✤ Provide feedback for growth✤ Highlight everyone’s valuable contribution
  13. 13. Encouraging Reflection✤ What did you learn?✤ How do you know you learned it?✤ What got in the way of your learning?✤ What helped your learning?✤ How did you feel?
  14. 14. Fairness✤ Fairness is not giving everyone the same thing✤ Fairness is giving everyone what they need to grow
  15. 15. Mindset & Giftedness✤ Students labeled gifted... ✤ commit academic dishonesty to get that “A” ✤ may become lazy ✤ refuse challenging tasks due to perfectionism ✤ devalue others’ opinions ✤ lie about their level of achievement
  16. 16. Peril of PraiseHow Not to Talk to Your Kids by Po BronsonNew York Magazine. Feb. 11, 2007
  17. 17. Reflection✤ Review your answers on the “Questions to Consider”✤ Would you answer any of these questions differently? Why or why not?✤ Write one way you can put growth mindset into practice in your classroom✤ Write one way you can put growth mindset into practice with peers/co-workers

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