Transcript: Healthy Habits What are neurons? a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses; a nerve cell. What roles do neurons play in learning/creating new memories? Sensory neurons carry information from the sensory receptor cells throughout the body to the brain. What's happening inside the brain as we learn? When you learn something new, the structure of your brain changes. “The growth mindset does allow people to love what they’re doing – and continue to love it in the face of difficulties. … The growth mindset allows people to value what they’re doing regardless of the outcome.” – Dweck2 Mindsets 1. Take a nap. Refreshing your body can also help you improve brain function, increase memory, and improve your mood. Even just 15 minutes can make a huge difference in your day-to-day life. So take a nap, feel refreshed, and help your brain all in one. Naps improve your brain performance, so why are you still awake? 10. Be optimistic. Being optimistic not only helps you enjoy life, it also does wonders for your brain. When you think positively, research suggests that your brain can be a huge beneficiary. So start taking life with the glass half full approach and help your attitude and your brain. (brainscape.com) http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40362 Growth Mindset What is neuroplasticity? How does it connect to growth mindset? Want to have more fun in life? Enjoy learning? Have better relationships? Improve your business? A growth mindset is associated with all of these benefits plus more. This simple attitude impacts your success, health, happiness, careers, and relationships. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40362 Describe one real-life example of how we know the brain grows as we learn: "New brain connections are created every time you form a memory." (www.factslides.com) Healthy Brain Activity The differences "The brain's ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life." http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40362 In other words, neuroplasticity is similar to flexibility. "Research has shown that in fact the brain never stops changing through learning. Plasticity is the capacity of the brain to change with learning. Changes associated with learning occur mostly at the level of the connections between neurons." (quora.com) By: Tianna & Abby Neurons What parts of the brain are involved in learning? The cerebral cortex plays a key role in memory, attention, perceptual awareness, thought, language and consciousness. A Learning Brain Growth Mindset The word plasticity is the quality of being easily shaped or molded. Neuroplasticity connects to growth mindset because having a growth minset means being able to develope your abilities and grow . plasticity A fixed mindset always good to have. “In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success—without effort.” A growth mindset is a more complex way of thinking. “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment,” People with a growth mindsets believe that their most basic abilities can be improved or developed. People with fixed mindsets believe in sticking to what you’ve got. To growth mindset people, talent and brains are a starting point. To fixed mindset people, talent alone creates success. They document intelligence rather than developing it. Things in life are always one or the other. http://edglossary.org/growth-mindset/ Neuroplasticity Fun Fact What are two habits you an adopt to keep your brain healthy? http://www.factslides.com/s-Brain Brain Connections. Neurons Brain Connections A growth mindset could be helpful when learning a new subject. It allows a person to expand their learning habits and develop your intelligence level. Fun Fact Describe one possible situation where a growth mindset could be helpful. Fun Fact
Transcript: Growth Mindset Key Performance Indicators Aspiration target setting Students and parents recognise target setting as important part of goal achievement Explore potential for tracking and evaluating changing student mindset Progress Aspire Leadership Opportunities Classroom based action research project term 6 2014 Year 10 - 11 cohort Priorities Re-engage through RIT mentoring Develop leadership capabilities of students Start blog Become ambassadors for larger student body Year 10/11 parents welcome Feedback RISE RCT project Teach meet Staff led CPD Engage with research Engage in enquiry based practise Growth Mindset Parental Engagement Group Feedback Growth Mindset Leaders P.A.S.S Re-define MAGT Engage with existing literature Engage in teacher led enquiry Priorities Recruit staff team to develop and run pilot Marking and feedback should support learning Student feedback to staff in the form of student voice shapes learning experiences Character reporting pilot Kate Richards
Transcript: • http://sites.psu.edu/schooled/ • http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/01/29/carol-dweck-mindset/ • https://twitter.com/csetvd • http://readingyear.blogspot.com/2013/09/books-that-invite-conversations-about.html Citations High Schoolers Young Children Negative Young Children By: Awtumn Courville Positive Negative Negative Positive Adults Positive Teens Adults Growth Mindset in Different Ages How To Grow A Mind Set
Transcript: The key to success, is having a growth mindset. A 'growth mindset' is when you don't give up. You can't do something? No, you can't do something yet. The Key To Success What I've Chosen Why I Chose Them With the options we were given to present, I chose self-talk and never give up, because I tend to be negative towards myself and being a perfectionist, if I don't do something right, I get mad and sometimes I give up. As previously stated, I tend to be negative towards myself. I'm constantly saying "I can't do this!" Thank you! Growth Mindset
Transcript: Don't go to the dark side What do you do when faced with adversity? Yoda does Growth Mindset on the regular It's all about not giving up and learning from those mistakes! Remember Growth Mindset? Have a Growth Mindset Instead! On the note card, neatly write your answer. Write your name on the back ONLY. It's all about what you do AFTER that counts What motivates you to persevere when learning something new is difficult? Adversity: an unfavorable circumstance Remember- IT'S OK TO MAKE MISTAKES! Growth Mindset
Transcript: -abilities and talents can be developed -hard work is the path to success -mistakes are interesting and something to learn from -others' success is inspiring and encouraging! Mindset: For Questions 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10... Strongly agree- 0 Agree- 1 pt Disagree- 2 pts. Strongly Disagree- 3 pts. For Questions 2, 4, 5, 8... Strongly Agree- 3 pts. Agree- 2 pts. Disagree- 1 pt Strongly Disagree- 0 Ever heard of Michael Jordan? Growth Mindset Self-Talk with help from The Blind Side a particular way of thinking : a person's attitude or set of opinions about something -"I'm either good at it or I'm not... -"I'm frustrated, so I give up!" -"When I fail, I'm no good." -"Tell me I'm smart." -"I don't want a challenge." Fixed Mindset says... -everyone has a set amount of intelligence, and our brains don't grow -avoids challenges in order to appear "smart" -sees effort as fruitless--if you're working hard, that's a "bad sign" -others' success is threatening Fixed Mindset: Let's Take a Quiz! The Power of Yet Growth Mindset Growth Mindset
Transcript: What Do You Think Write about a time when you accomplished something even when it was difficult. Warm-Up Unmotivated: You don't want to do something. Use your comprehension and imagination to think of pictures that describe what you understood from the article "You Can Grow Your Intelligence". Prevent: To stop something from happening. Reading Comprehension Activity Group A: How Do We Know the Brain Can Grow Stronger? Group B: Children's Brain Growth & The Key to Growing the Brain: Practice! Group C: The Real Truth About "Smart" and "Dumb" Reading "You Can Grow Your Intelligence" GOAL! Visible/Invisible Your Growing Brain Can you grow your intelligence? You can't see it. What did you do? Why was it difficult? What did you do to accomplish it even though it was hard? Now Your Turn On your white boards write the definition of a You can see it. Walk around the room and find a quote that you like. Copy the quote down in your notebook, write why you like the quote, and write one thing that the quote inspires you to do. What Do You Learn in the Video About: Your Brain Your Abilities What You Should Do I was able to accomplish it because... Remember to review your goals often. This will help you to do better with the things you want to do. Gallery Walk Is the brain an organ or a muscle? What does your quote mean? What do you like about your quote? Where does intelligence come from? Something that I did that was hard was... What Do You Need To Help Your Muscles to Grow? S: Specific M: Measurable A: Attainable R: Relevant T: Time Bound Creating a SMART Goal GOAL Read and Teach What Do You Think? Vocabulary It was hard because..... Academic: School Goal (Grades, Homework, Books to Read, etc) Behavioral: Phone, Attendance, Tardiness English: Duolingo, Write in a journal, watch TV shows Personal: Join the soccer team, make 2 new friends, learn a new skill Overcome: To be successful with something even when it was difficult. Content Objective: I can create an academic, behavioral, English, and personal goal for this year. My goal will be SMART Read the section with your partners. Highlight the important parts. Prepare a small lesson plan to teach your section to the rest of the class. For Your Lesson You Must Have: One visual to show the class related to what you are teaching. Ask the class one question for them to answer. Teach what the section is saying. Thank you!
Transcript: Growth Mindset Fixed Mindset They think that they can always do better. They never give up on something. They have no fixed image of themselves. They take positive risks. They are willing to learn new things, even if they fail. They slowly reach their top potential. They practice to get better. Thanks for your attention! Thinks of themselves as just one thing. They give up easily. They have a fixed image of themselves. They don't take risks because they are afraid of failure. They don't go out of their comfort zone. They never reach their top potential. They don't practice because they think that they are already the best or the worst at something. They think they can't get better. Over/Under confident. THe End Why is it important to Have a growth mindset? You see, no matter how many times you fail, there is ALWAYS an opportunity for growth. That is why, if you really want to reach your TOP potential, you have to risk trying new, different things, no matter how many times you feel like giving up on them. vs.
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