Overview: This course is designed to assist educators in transforming their practice to foster a growth mindset in themselves, and in their students. Using a growth-mindset approach in teaching is especially effective in developing equitable learning environments that support every student. This online course provides an overview of growth mindset, including key characteristics, benefits, and strategies to employ in the classroom.
Objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Identify behaviors associated with fixed and growth mindsets
- Articulate the benefits of a growth mindset for students
- Apply strategies to promote a growth mindset
Certificate: Upon completion of the module, you will be able to print a certificate of completion to provide to your institution’s human resources office for evidence of continuing education.
Audience: Educators, Counselors, Advisors, Administrators (NOTE: the theories, principles and strategies are useful for K-12 and post secondary, however many of the examples focus on a secondary setting.)
Length: ~1-2 hours
This course also serves as an introduction to NAPE’s accompanying professional development that can be customized to any educational group, K-20.