PEDC 9141 Understanding Growth Mindset
3 Graduate Level or In-service/ 45 hours Instructor: Richard Faber October 1-30, November 1-30, December 1-30, February 1-28, June 1-28, August 1-30
Research primarily by Carol Dweck on growth mindset shows that students who believe they can grow their basic abilities have greater motivation and higher achievement than do students who believe their abilities are fixed, and that teachers can influence students’ mindsets. This course will examine the differences between fixed and growth mindsets, and provide educators with the tools to foster grit, determination, and work ethic within students, athletes, and people of all ages. Teachers will be to taught to coach students to try different learning strategies that make the brain work smarter. Teachers will also Lesson and unit plans will be examined and developed. This course is appropriate for all educators N-12
October 1-30, November 1-30, December 1-30, February 1-28, June 1-28, August 1-30
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