4Some of Our Clients EDUCATION CORPORATES GOVERNMENT Claremont University ConsortiumCORPORATESGOVERNMENTDefense Intelligence Agency USADepartment of Justice USAROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
5International Education Clients Nelson Mandela’s staff chose The Pacific Institute to help implement a grass roots educational initiative . The entire Faculty of Education at the Nelson Mandela Institute of Education and Rural Development was trained.In 2007, the Guatemalan Ministry of Education engaged The Pacific Institute as a partner in a teacher training project to increase the nation’s low graduation rate for first-graders. In one year, 12,900 teachers were trained.
20How decisions get made when you can’t be there. Culture is the shared beliefs and values guiding the thinking and behavior of the members.What is normal.How decisions get made when you can’t be there.The way we do things around here.How people will act under pressure.The glue that holds the organization together.
22SCOTOMAGreek word meaning blind spot or blindness. - Changes your starting premise - Need for diversity - Slow Down - Pay attention to the small things because they count
23SCOTOMA1)Are scotomas good or bad? 2)Where do students have scotomas? 3)Where should they build scotomas? 4)Where might your department or institution have scotomas? 5)Where should you build scotomas?
24The belief of my ability to cause or bring about; to make happen. The Power of Beliefself-efficacyThe belief of my ability to cause or bring about; to make happen.
25Dr. Glenn Terrel’s research … shows that a student’s self-efficacy decreases every year they are in school from K-12.The numbers are even worse for African American studentsAnd even worse for African American Males
26SELF TALK Words-Pictures-Emotions The conversation I am always having with myself about myself and everything else.
27SELF TALK BUILDS BELIEFS Beliefs give birth to BehaviorsBehaviors bring about Results
28SELF TALK BUILDS BELIEFS Write down 1 Belief you believe is holding back the potential of your students.Write down at least 3 Behaviors that are a result of this 1 Belief.If these Behaviors continue, what will be the likely result?
29SELF TALK BUILDS BELIEFS Now write down the opposing belief.Write down at least 3 Behaviors that are a result of this 1 Belief.If these Behaviors continue, what will be the likely result?