"I now know how to use growth mindset to discuss emotions and failure. This workshop made me think about my biofeedback and creating positive growth-oriented pathways. I learned how to use this information in a real classroom setting."
– Taylor, Leading Edge Chicago Teacher
Attend in-person or via live stream.
A 1.5 hour workshop discussing how the brain works with respect to technology. Learn about the stress technology can create and how makers of apps can manipulate your behavior based on what scientists know about addiction. You’ll also get ideas for using technology intentionally to gain the benefits and minimize the undesirable effects.
For parents and/or teens.
MINDSET FOR BUSINESS INNOVATORS
Learn a replicable process and interactive exercises to build growth mindset with added emphasis on whole-brain thinking and a design thinking, whole-brain integration and 'mindset story-telling.' Build a Mindset Story Map to boost creativity and lower fear of failure in your business using science-based concepts that integrate ‘neurodiversity’ and psychological safety.
MINDSET FOR EDUCATORS & PARENTS
Learn how to promote executive functioning, empathy, connection, and self-expression as ‘neurobiological imperatives’ for brain growth and maturity. Get inspired with science-informed strategies and interactive exercises to help build growth mindset in students, including strategies for celebrating mistakes, process and purpose, flexible problem-solving and self-regulation.
"I learned how important it is to understand growth mindsets, and learned how to help my students. Something I plan to apply after attending this workshop is “Neuroscience Mondays” and giving students a new aspect to learn about each week and reflect on."
– teacher, Chicago IL
Calgary French School Board
Two-hour trainings to veteran and new teachers to create buy-in for incorporating neuroscience information and growth mindset concepts into classroom. (multiple schools: two elementary, one middle school and one high school).
Teachers implemented suggested activities to lower fear of mistakes, highlight self-transcendent purpose, and cultivate co- and self-regulation. Teachers created ‘peace corners’ for students, routines for meditation and mindfulness and reported improved behavior among students. Principal revamped discipline system and professional development to include social emotional learning.
Horizon Science Academy
School-wide, full-day training devoted to Growth Mindset, Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation
Teachers initiated a Professional Learning Community devoted to Growth Mindset. PLC members incorporated brain-science backed criteria into their classrooms and developed lesson plans focused on celebrating mistakes and learning about the brain.
Custom professional development two-day training focused on social and emotional learning and growth mindset - for parent educators (staff who lead workshops for parents).
Parent educators took material and curriculum from training and developed and delivered their own workshops for parents and teachers at several schools. Spanish SEL & Growth Mindset curriculum and pre-/post-surveys developed specifically for parent education program.
MASTER TEACHER TRAINING
Attend in-person if you're in the Chicago/Oak Park area, or join us via Livestream video!
MINDSET MASTER TEACHER TRAINING
Participants learn how to teach, model and apply the replicable Mindset Neuroscience framework, participate in practice teaching sessions with feedback, get featured on the website and become part of the alumni network.
Graduates become "In-house specialists” who can effectively lead their own Mindset Neuroscience™ workshops for staff.
What you get
Three full-day intensive workshops, five months of personal coaching (combination of in-person, email and videoconference), three group meetings, graduation showcase celebration.
Learn online at your own pace.
MINDSET NEUROSCIENCE SELF-STUDY
Learn the replicable 4-part process to introduce and inspire growth mindset in staff and students. Concrete activities and ideas for implementation.
Concrete ideas for how to talk about growth mindset from a neuroscience perspective.
What you get
Six modules of videos, sample slide presentations, 5-step plan to present mindset, Reflection sheets + activities, Discussion questions.
Time to complete:
1.5 -2 hours. Can be expanded into 5-8 hours with articles/reflection questions.
"[...] fabulous, helpful, thought-provoking, growth-oriented training. I benefited more from this experience than I have from whole classes on brain development, entire textbooks on brain research and multiday educational conferences. I know I am a better teacher for this morning’s experience. Heartfelt thanks."
- Michele, public school teacher, Kansas City MO