EDU 917 Growth Mindset in the Classroom
This course will research growth mindset within the classroom. Participants will explore technology tools to support growth mindset in instruction. It provides practice implementing and utilizing a variety of tools, as well as, how to monitor and modify instruction for student success with growth mindset at the forefront.
Growth mindset is the belief that people can develop and finesse specific abilities through hard work and dedication while gaining a love for learning and resilience to obtain great accomplishments. This course will further research and define fixed and growth mindset and how to appropriately implement technology in the classroom to establish a growth mindset. The course will also explore how a growth mindset can be implemented utilizing diverse teaching strategies, helping students to set attainable and achievable goals, assisting students to be active learners, how to teach students to accept failure, and how to help students reflect on their learning. An essential skill to be addressed will be discovery of how to use old and new strategies in creating personal toolboxes, and assess useful strategies to integrate and create a growth mindset in the classroom. Learners will develop their understanding and skills to learn how to deliver instruction in a meaningful and beneficial way through the choice and evaluation of the technology, student performance monitoring, appropriate scaffolding, and the modification of instruction to ensure student success with a growth mindset.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I thought this course was wonderful! Katie provided me with many resources and ideas for teaching growth mindset in the classroom. It was perfect timing to take this course with all that is going on in our world currently, so I am excited to implement some of the things that I learned into my virtual classroom.K.H., Language Arts Teacher
The ideas I learned to help my students realize their potential, reflect on their learning, and be confident in their abilities. Also, I learned a lot about myself. I learned ways that I can model a growth mindset in my classroom, which was really important for me to learn this year.K.H., Language Arts Teacher
I feel like it is going to make me a better teacher all around. I realized how much my mindset can impact my classroom and my student's mindsets, so the information I learned in this course is very valuable.K.H., Language Arts Teacher
I plan to begin my school year with growth mindset lessons to help students gain an understanding of how their mindset can affect their learning.H.H., Elementary Teacher
Excellent information on helping students develop a more positive outlook and begin to understand why having a growth mindset is crucial to success!K.E., Special Education Teacher