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Heidi Grant-Halvorson The Keynote In Short Pre-Tasks Watch the Keynote Answer the Questions

The Power of Growth Mindset in Schools

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Campus Classroom
02.10.2016
Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. With several decades' experience on the importance of the right kind of mindset Heidi lets teachers' in on why mindset matters in schools.
Heidi Grant-Halvorson

Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. Heidi is the Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University, Senior Scientist for the Neuroleadership Institute and an author of several best-selling books.

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hghalvorson

The Keynote In Short

Growth Mindset in Schools

 

How can we apply a “get better” mindset into teaching? Why does a child learn better with a growth mindset? With several decades' experience on the importance of the right kind of mindset Heidi lets teachers' in on why mindset matters in schools.

Pre-Tasks

Discuss the following questions together as a class:

How would you explain the word "Mindset"?
What is the meaning of a mindset? 

Watch the Keynote

Watch the keynote speech in your class and answer the questions.

Answer the Questions
  1. What is the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset?
  2. How does a person with a growth mindset cope differently towards failures than people without a growth mindset? 
  3. How can a "get better" mindset help you act in the future?

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