Oct 09, 2017

Fixed Mindset Vs. Growth Mindset

Ever wondered why certain people resist change? Some people see change as threatening and don’t see a need to embrace new ideas. If change is looked at as an opportunity, then learning can be seamless. Why not take advantage of change to improve on your practice? A growth mindset can motivate thinking and make a difference in one’s ability to achieve.

Skills are built not born - Trevor Ragan

This year, GWAEA’s Seminar Series theme focuses on mindset. The October session featured Trevor Ragan who focused on Fixed vs. Growth Mindset. He works with works with best-selling authors, olympic coaches, professional athletes, renowned professors, and thousands of coaches, teachers, students, and players from all over the world to develop a Growth Mindset. Trevor believes “the key to becoming a great learner is to spend more time outside of our comfort zone where we are stretched, face challenges, struggle and stumble.” To learn more about Growth Mindset, explore his website trainugly.com.

There are a few more print, web and video resources around Growth MIndset resources for you to explore.

Mark your calendars for upcoming Seminar Series sessions:

November 1, 2017 Creating a Culture of YES with
Dr. Joe Sanfilippo

December 6, 2017 Building Teacher Efficacy Through Professional Learning and Collaborative Conversations with Steve Barkley

March 7, 2018 Building Staff Efficacy through a Multiplier Mindset with Elise Foster