Presentation on theme: "Mindset. Outcomes Participants will… –Identify growth and fixed mindsets –Reflect on their own mindset and its impact –Identify strategies to foster a."— Presentation transcript:
Activator Read the statement Quietly write your personal reactions
Statement 1 I value effort as much as I value achievement.
Statement 2 You can learn new things, but you can’t really change how intelligent you are.
Statement 3 My child(ren) find the success of their peers inspirational.
Statement 4 Your brain has the ability to make connections and learn new things at any age.
Statement 5 When my child experiences setbacks, he/she shuts down, becomes anxious, and/or gets defensive.
Small Group Share What statement(s) most stood out to you? What similarities did you notice between you and your child?
Fixed Versus Growth Mindset I’m smart; therefore I better not fail. The more you try, the smarter you get. My daughter is just like me. Math wasn’t my thing either. If my daughter and I work hard at math, we make improvement. I got a poor grade on my essay. Oh well, I don’t like writing anyway. I got a poor grade on my essay. I am going to figure out how it to make it better. I can understand why he doesn’t like to read. As his father, I never did either. I know that I have to work to become a better reader through a lot of practice! Making mistakes makes me feel dumb. I like to get everything right. I don’t mind if I make a mistake, as long as I can figure out what I did wrong.