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Why Should You Keep Trying When Things Are Hard? Learn About Growth Mindset
In this one-time course students will learn about growth mindset. We will discuss Neuroplasticity; the scientific concept which has determined that people can become good at just about anything if they put in enough effort.
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In this one-time class, students will learn about growth mindset and neuroplasticity. Growth mindset is the belief that you can keep trying and improve skills overtime to become good at just about anything. Neuroplasticity is the science that proves this mindest to be true. Scientists have studied the brain and found that it physically changes to adapt to it's environment and the skills that are being used. Neurons and connections are physically built in the brain with practicing any skill....
Students will develop perseverance though learning about growth mindset and neuroplasticity.
I am a licensed school counselor. This course is part of my counseling curriculum.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
As a licensed school counselor, I created slides which discuss growth mindset. Reliable information on Neuroplasticity and growth mindset which will be discussed comes from: https://www.understood.org/articles/en/growth-mindset https://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/brain-architecture/ https://empoweringeducation.org/blog/how-the-brain-grows/ https://www.mindsetworks.com/science/ https://pathways.org/understanding-neuroplasticity/
Kristen Larosa, M.Ed.
Certified School Counselor and Elementary Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
77 total reviews
106 completed classes
I am a dedicated and passionate educator. I am a certified teacher for grades K-8 in the state of Arizona. I also have a Masters degree in Education, specializing in School Counseling, and I'm certified for grades Pre K - 12. I currently work as...