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Middle School: Journeying The Human System

  Middle Schools host young people who are “sensing their way through overwhelming physical, psychological and social changes”. Join educators and students at Cactus Middle School as they tour the human system that “catches and carries” them through those changes. For more, visit http://7mindsets.com/film-project/. This year, we explore seven amazing schools and districts from across the United…

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An event in pictures… Mindsets University Minnesota

Last week in Minneapolis, the 7 Mindsets team wrapped up the 2nd of 4 summer conferences on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). To shortcut straight to the photo gallery, click here. For our small team within a rapidly growing organization, 2017 marks our first year offering Mindsets University in 4 cities (vs just one). Taking this…

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Mindsets University SEL Conference: 1 down, 3 to go!

Last week, at Colorado University’s South Campus in Denver, the 7 Mindsets team wrapped up the 1st of 4 summer conferences on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). From the opening keynote to the closing comments, we are overwhelmed by the generosity, sharing and creative approaches to group learning that took place amongst educators from around…

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SEL Summer Camp in Casa Grande, AZ uses 7 Mindsets to grow leaders

Casa Grande Elementary School District continues to amaze us with their unique program integrations and umbrella approach for delivering Social Emotional Learning (SEL) through the 7 Mindsets.  This week, during Mindsets University Minnesota, Teacher Mike Cruz connected with participants via Skype to allow students from the camp to share their experiences at the camp. This…

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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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