Mindsets-Based SEL focuses on our default perspectives and attitudes towards the situations and circumstances in our lives. It is the lenses that largely drives our feelings, actions, and decisions. This understanding has created a movement towards Mindsets-Based instructional strategy. There are key attributes that define an effective Mindsets-Based Social and Emotional solution.
Learn more about the 3 assets we must cultivate to make every educator their most authentic and powerful self. As educators we must begin to intentionally see and compel the greatness in each other to overcome the current challenges and uncertainty we will all face in the fall.
Educators around the country are finding ways to stay connected, to create support structures, and to help one another navigate this difficult and challenging time. Remember, we have each other; and we are stronger together. This blog highlights some best practices many teams around the country are implementing.
I worked in juvenile probation for eight years before becoming a teacher, so I’ve seen the potentially devastating effect of the emotional issues that kids deal with. Before I took over as principal at Bluebonnet Elementary, I was an assistant principal at the middle school, where many of our discipline issues stemmed from students not being able to problem-solve or maintain healthy relationships.
7 Mindsets, the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and activities, today announced the publication of Ridiculously Amazing Schools: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Thrives. The new book is co-authored by Tracey Smith, the principal of Brookwood (GA) Elementary School, and Jeff Waller, 7 Mindsets’ co-creator and vice president of educational services.
If we want to truly invoke Equity in education, it will happen at the tip of the spear; when more of us educators truly appreciate the circumstances of our students and adapt our curriculum and systems to meet them where they are at...
Being sent to the principal’s office has historically been associated with stressful, negative feelings for students. But today, a growing number of schools are implementing a new best practice called "Positive Office Referrals."
Teaching our students to set goals effectively can be life-changing. However, as we teach goal-setting to them, we need to make sure we’re showing them how to use goals to have the greatest possible positive impact on their lives.