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Practice What You Teach: Mashburn Elementary

  Sarah Berger is a 4th Grade Teacher who opened up her classroom and heart to our camera crew, sharing very personally about how the 7 Mindsets had impacted her and her students. “Kids want to feel that they are being cared about, invested in, and safe.” From this space, Sarah shares how she builds…

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Parent Viewpoints On The 7 Mindsets

  “It’s naturally becoming a part of their language…”   We invited a few of the parents to share their thoughts on The 7 Mindsets and its impact on students and the parenting community. This year, 7 Mindsets explores seven schools from across the United States with a film crew in tow. Our second stop…

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Applying The Growth Mindset In School: Tobias Elementary

  “We were learning about what teachers can say and share in the classroom to encourage student growth… If a student says ‘I can’t’, then maybe we can say ‘not yet’”. Principal Paige Collier shares how the teaching community at Tobias embraced the Growth Mindset as a foundational approach for social emotional learning. From brain-based…

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Beyond PBIS and The 7 Mindsets: Tobias Elementary

  Tobias Elementary’s teaching community leverages its entrenched PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) program to help students feel safe, confident and aware of their behavioral environment. As the Explorers follow their “MAPS”, the community at and around Tobias uses the 7 Mindsets to go beyond behavioral strategies, providing a curriculum and common language supporting…

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Empowering Teachers: Mashburn Elementary

  Here is what happens to teachers who don’t focus on test scores! Mashburn Elementary’s Tracey Smith shares a few top-level points on how her school uses ridiculously amazing acts of teacher appreciation to move their culture forward. “It is true that if you don’t feed the teachers, they’ll eat the students,” says Smith with…

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Teaching Kindness: 7 Mindsets at Tobias Elementary

  “You can be 19th in line, and you still get to eat. You still get to learn.” Reflecting on how Kindergarten-aged children often rush to be first in line, Jennifer Higa-Rolls shares her approach to teaching kindness and perspective using the 7 Mindsets. In today’s social climate, this is a lesson we would all…

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Roberto Rivera joins 7 Mindsets

Roberto Rivera Joins 7 Mindsets Leadership Team Rivera is the Founder of The Good Life Organization, which 7 Mindsets recently acquired (Roswell, GA) February 8, 2017 — 7 Mindsets, the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning, is excited to announce their new Chief Empowerment Officer, Roberto Rivera, along with the acquisition of The…

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A Common Language For SEL: Chattahoochee Elementary

  Chattahoochee Elementary’s Principal Barbara Vella believes that school leaders must constantly re-assess and stay fiercely aligned with the vision of placing every child first. “It is within the relationship between a teacher and a child that learning takes place.” In this short video, Barbara shares her viewpoint on why social emotional learning matters, why…

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