Please take a few minutes to complete
the questionnaire
Learning Hub 2014-2015
Challenge
Learning Hub dates
Autumn Term
11/9/14
6/11/14
Spring term
15/1/15
26/2/15
Summer Term
23/4/15
4/6/14
Challenge Learning Hub Intended
Outcomes
To embed a culture of ‘growth mind-set’ across
our learning community in order to raise
aspirations and expectations of what students
can achieve.
To ensure high levels of challenge for all students
in every lesson, every day.
Todays Objectives
 Introduce the learning hub and the overall objectives for the year.
 What is growth mind-set?
 Determine the best way to measure the current mind-set
 Discuss what other schools are doing
 Analyse strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of moving
towards a growth mind-set
Learning Hub blog
Each learning hub will have a page in our T+L
blog
Blog to be updated half-termly
All members are responsible for updating blog
Can there be high levels of
challenge in every lesson for
all students if staff and
students have a fixed mindset?
Mindsets
Video
Fixed vs. growth mind-set traits from
Dweck
Fixed
Growth
Feels threatened by the success of others
Find lessons and inspirations in
the success of others
Ignore useful feedback
Learn from criticism
See effort as fruitless or worthless
See effort as the path to mastery
Give up easily
Persist in the face of setbacks
Avoid challenge
Embrace challenge
Desire to look smart
Desire to learn
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Use the grid
to work out
your
average
score.
Measuring staff and students mind-set
– how will we do this?
On the flip chart paper jot down your
ideas about the following statement
You are in a growth mind-set school; what
does it
look like…..
feel like…..
sound like…..
SWOT analysis
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
Wish list
 What do we want our students to be….
What other schools have done
Process praise
Tutor time
coaching
Displays
Growth
Mindset
Training
students/staff
and parents
Learning
journals
The power of
‘YET’
Ethic of
excellence
Examples of challenge in school
Implementation
 Challenge beliefs
Teacher beliefs – fixed or growth?
Student beliefs?
•
Make a wish list
What do we want our students to become?
Habits of mind
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Create a culture
Journey, ups and downs
Trying new things, risk taking
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Curriculum
Challenge, effort, deliberate practice
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Engage parents as co-mindsetters / community
Displays
Intelligence praise
Process praise
 “Wow, that’s really good.
Aren’t you clever?”
 “Wow, that’s really good.
You must have tried really
hard”
 “You got an A without trying
– you must be great at
Maths”
 “You finished that really
quickly, well done”
 “You got an A without
trying? You can’t be
learning much”
 “You finished quickly. I’m
sorry I wasted your time, let’s
look at something harder”
If doing well means I’m clever…
…not doing well must mean I’m not clever?
Process praise
 Effort and struggle
 Strategies and choices
 Choosing difficult over easy
 Persistence
 Resilience
 Improving
 Learning
Values to communicate:
Easy is a waste of time
Challenging is worthwhile
“Especially when tasks are
demanding, the quality of pupils’
meta-cognitive skills rather than their
intellectual abilities becomes the
chief determinant of their learning
outcomes”
Hattie
Half-term focus
 The power of ‘YET’ – using growth mind-set language. Trial displays in
classrooms
 Process praise – trial with one class
 How are we going to engage students, staff and parents?
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Challenge Hub 1 – 11th September 2014