Growth Thinking and Self-Worth

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Parents and educators may not realize that the messages you are sending about your own confidence and well-being affect the youth you raise. Learn more about the connection between self-esteem and growth mindset. Make a plan to change your feedback language and self-talk on behalf of yourself and your children or students.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Identify areas in your life where your fixed thinking may be affecting your child's/student’s behavior and self-worth
  • Make a plan to change feedback language and self-talk

Course Lessons

Parents and educators may not realize that the messages you are sending about your own confidence and well-being affect the youth you raise. Learn more about the connection between self-esteem and growth mindset. Make a plan to change your feedback language and self-talk on behalf of yourself and your children or students.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Identify areas in your life where your fixed thinking may be affecting your child’s/student’s behavior and self-worth
  • Make a plan to change feedback language and self-talk

Use Effective Feedback to Support Courage and Confidence

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Gifted students are more likely to hold a “fixed mindset,” which may hold them back from trying new things or reaching their full potential. They may believe they should only do things at which they are excellent. The way families and educators give feedback can reinforce a frame of mind that supports those limiting beliefs or the confidence to try new experiences. Learn about language you can use to support courage and independence in your gifted student. You will also gain skills in coaching your child back to confidence after a failure.  

After this session, educators and parents will be able to:

  • Give feedback using language that supports youth's self-esteem
  • Coach youth back to confidence after a failure

Course Lessons

Gifted students are more likely to hold a “fixed mindset,” which may hold them back from trying new things or reaching their full potential. They may believe they should only do things at which they are excellent. The way families and educators give feedback can reinforce a frame of mind that supports those limiting beliefs or the confidence to try new experiences. Learn about language you can use to support courage and independence in your gifted student. You will also gain skills in coaching your child back to confidence after a failure.  

After this session, educators and parents will be able to:

  • Give feedback using language that supports youth’s self-esteem
  • Coach youth back to confidence after a failure

Create Home Environments that Support Remote School Success Phase 2

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Manage Academic Loss

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Students, parents, and educators are facing dramatically increased academic loss and a widening of the achievement gap. How can we address the loss and build understanding? Evidence suggest that we start with building empathy. Compassion will help us embrace the academic challenge as a community. In this class we will look at the effects of school absences due to health, behavior, and current events. We will also introduce and review effective strategies to build a strong academic foundation.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize the specific concerns related to academic loss
  • Initiate community building toward understanding
  • Apply strategies that will allow you to approach academics with a useful, fresh perspective

Course Lessons

Students, parents, and educators are facing dramatically increased academic loss and a widening of the achievement gap. How can we address the loss and build understanding? Evidence suggest that we start with building empathy. Compassion will help us embrace the academic challenge as a community. In this class we will look at the effects of school absences due to health, behavior, and current events. We will also introduce and review effective strategies to build a strong academic foundation.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize the specific concerns related to academic loss
  • Initiate community building toward understanding
  • Apply strategies that will allow you to approach academics with a useful, fresh perspective

Make Homework Work

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Does your child complain, seem unmotivated, or overly stressed when it comes to school? Are you in the loop when it comes to grades? Are you over-involved when it comes to homework? Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This workshop will address strategies to:

  • Help your child succeed with homework without taking over
  • Identify when and how to work with the school
  • Stop those homework wars

Course Lessons

Does your child complain, seem unmotivated, or overly stressed when it comes to school? Are you in the loop when it comes to grades? Are you over-involved when it comes to homework? Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This workshop will address strategies to:

  • Help your child succeed with homework without taking over
  • Identify when and how to work with the school
  • Stop those homework wars

School Success: Inspire Motivation and Engagement (HS/MS)

Lesson Details

This is an introduction to the concept of growth mindset and its importance to motivation. We will also examine incentives versus intrinsic motivation and how to elicit true engagement.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize opportunities to demonstrate progress, effort and understanding
  • Identify and address fixed mindset (for self and students)
  • Identify and apply strategies that inspire growth mindset
  • Apply strategies to develop homework as a meaningful experience

Course Lessons

This is an introduction to the concept of growth mindset and its importance to motivation. We will also examine incentives versus intrinsic motivation and how to elicit true engagement.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize opportunities to demonstrate progress, effort and understanding
  • Identify and address fixed mindset (for self and students)
  • Identify and apply strategies that inspire growth mindset
  • Apply strategies to develop homework as a meaningful experience

Manage Academic Loss (EM)

Lesson Details

 Students, parents, and educators are facing dramatically increased academic loss and a widening of the achievement gap. How can we address the loss and build understanding? Evidence suggest that we start with building empathy. Compassion will help us embrace the academic challenge as a community. In this class we will look at the effects of school absences due to health, behavior, and current events. We will also introduce and review effective strategies to build a strong academic foundation.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize the specific concerns related to academic loss
  • Initiate community building toward understanding
  • Apply strategies that will allow you to approach academics with a useful, fresh perspective

Course Lessons

 Students, parents, and educators are facing dramatically increased academic loss and a widening of the achievement gap. How can we address the loss and build understanding? Evidence suggest that we start with building empathy. Compassion will help us embrace the academic challenge as a community. In this class we will look at the effects of school absences due to health, behavior, and current events. We will also introduce and review effective strategies to build a strong academic foundation.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Recognize the specific concerns related to academic loss
  • Initiate community building toward understanding
  • Apply strategies that will allow you to approach academics with a useful, fresh perspective

Make Homework Work (EM)

Lesson Details

Does your child complain, seem unmotivated, or overly stressed when it comes to school? Are you in the loop when it comes to grades? Are you over-involved when it comes to homework? Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This workshop will address strategies to:

  • Help your child succeed with homework without taking over
  • Identify when and how to work with the school
  • Stop those homework wars

Course Lessons

Does your child complain, seem unmotivated, or overly stressed when it comes to school? Are you in the loop when it comes to grades? Are you over-involved when it comes to homework? Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This workshop will address strategies to:

  • Help your child succeed with homework without taking over
  • Identify when and how to work with the school
  • Stop those homework wars

School Success: Inspire Motivation and Engagement (EM)

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 Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Do you play homework police instead of connecting positively with your child?

Are you confused about what will really help?

Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s learning and motivation in ways that work. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary. 

After this class you will be able to:

  • Recognize and address your child’s progress and needs
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges

Course Lessons

 Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Do you play homework police instead of connecting positively with your child?

Are you confused about what will really help?

Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s learning and motivation in ways that work. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary. 

After this class you will be able to:

  • Recognize and address your child’s progress and needs
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges

Motivate Your Child to Work Hard and Succeed Phase 2

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