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Mini-Conference: Think Smart: Mindsets Plus Skill Sets Equals Results

November 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
NYC Charter School Center - Training Room
111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10006

Presented by Kathleen Kryza

Kathleen Kryza will share the latest cognitive research on what it takes to shape successful learners in and beyond the classroom. She will offer many practical ideas and strategies for developing students’ executive function by working with their mindsets and self-regulation skill sets to prepare them for school and for life.

Kathleen presents in a “Live it to Learn It” model. The workshop will include many doable, practice strategies so teachers can experience what it feels like to learn in an inspiring classroom. The session will be a blend of whole class presentation, engaging and interactive group participation, and individual time for self-reflection. All pedagogy will be supported with current brain-based and instructional research. Kathleen’s mission is for you to leave her workshop inspired and excited to transform your classroom into a vibrant community of students who love learning.

By attending this sessions, educators will:

• Know how to create a culturally, emotionally and academically safe classroom environment, so that all learners feel safe, and are engaged and willing to learn.
• Learn how effort, discipline and deliberate practice contribute more to school success than IQ or innate ability
• Develop strateiges for how to weave Growth Mindset thinking into your daily school environment and classroom instruction.
• Know how to foster good work habits, build self regulation and metacognitive skill sets
• Be able to teach students to talk deeply and self assess regularly

Suggested Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Deans/Coaches, School Leaders

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