This course provides busy educators with practical, easy-to-use theory based strategies for staying mentally and physically well while taking an in depth examination of mindsets. Participants will explore and learn strategies and create lessons to not only implement into a classroom but into their everyday life! Growth mindsets are responsible for increases in student achievement and efficacy. This course takes a look at mindsets from different perspectives (teachers, students, parents and coaches).
Teaching is an incredibly hard, but rewarding profession. Today, educators and school professionals are recognizing the importance and value of incorporating mindsets and mindfulness into classrooms across all grades and contents. Growth mindsets help to increase student achievement in the classroom. The research proven and theories behind the benefits of mindfulness are endless! In order to be an effective teacher one must bring their best selves into the classroom on a daily basis. Mindset Matters - Strengthening the Heart and Mind strives to provide educators with a growth mindset to improve happiness and relieve stress for both teachers and students. Participants in the course will learn how to incorporate activities to apply the benefits of mindsets in their classroom and their everyday life.
• Madonna University EDU 5830.57 • Notre Dame College ED 553 M •
The required text for this course is
Mindset: Changing the way you think to fulfill your potential, by Carol Dweck
Module One: The Mindsets
Module Two: Inside the Mindsets
Module Three: Ability and Accomplishments
Module Four: The Mindset of a Champion
Module Five: Leadership
Module Six: Creating Strong Relationships; Changing Behavior and Thinking
Module Seven: Parents, Teachers and Coaches
Module Eight: Changing Mindsets
Module Nine: Learning From Adversity and Trauma -Environmental Factors
Module Ten: Teacher and Student Wellness
Our Partners are well-established regionally and nationally accredited colleges and universities, recognized for academic excellence and their commitment to teachers.
Online 3-graduate credit courses are 13 weeks in length.
On-site weekend courses are held Friday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday/Sunday, 8:30am-5:30pm.
Weekday courses are Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 6:00pm.
It is the responsibility of the student to check with their state, county, district, or school to ensure that all requirements are being met by the course you're taking.
Check the Partner Universities page for specific university information as well as course numbers which are specific to the university partner.
Students are required to purchase their own textbook, the information for which can be found here. If no book is required it will be specified on the list. We have copies of many of the textbooks should you wish to purchase directly from TEI.
Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit for online classes. These certificates are mailed within one week of the end of the class and reflect the course title, dates of attendance, and credit hour information.