Building Learning Power & Growth MindsetYear 7 Curriculum Evening 11 September 2014 Ms Skertchly, Co-ordinator of teaching and learning initiatives
Think for a minute about the kind of learner you want your son or daughter (or yourself if you are a student) to be when they / you leave Haydon.
able to work effectively in a team thoughtfulenquiring confident and happy independent pro-active not afraid to take risks flexible curious about the world open to different ideas questioning able to stop and think before taking action
V Fixed Mindset Growth Mindset Brain is like a bucket and is a fixed size Brain is like a balloon and can expand “What steps can I take to improve?” “I’m not the sort of person who……” If you have to try you’re not that bright Perseverance pays off You’ve either got it or you haven’t Success is a result of effort
FixedMindset: Things happen to you Growth Mindset: You make things happen Adopting the practices of successful learners, i.e. using the Learning Habits, puts you in charge of your future, where you take positive action to improve and develop.
Building Learning Power Which learning habit did you use today?
Student planner Pages 20 & 21
You Make Things Happen Make things happen