Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Change Your Words - Change Your Mindset


In our most recent Olweus class meetings, we have been focusing on fixed vs. growth mindset. This has allowed the students to view the same situation through different perspectives, which opens the door for more positive and creative problem solving. We are hoping that discussions and lessons around growth mindset can easily correlate to more conversations that foster resiliency. Protective factors are the leading cause for successful resilient students. By practicing our growth mindset philosophy, we hope to have school become a place seen as a protective factor.

Here is a video focusing on the differences between growth and fixed mindset:

This article focuses on mindsets and how they shape our worldview:

Calendar of Events:

March 15th - Field trip to Peabody Essex Museum for 6th Grade

March 16th - Field trip to Peabody Essex Museum for 6th Grade

March 17th - St. Patrick’s Day

March 25th - Good Friday - No School

March 27th- Happy Easter!

March 28th - No School for students- Professional Development

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