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  • Status
    In progress
    Jen Rosato

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 31, 2015
    Goal statement: 
    Educate faculty about mindset research and its impact on student motivation and achievement. Faculty incorporate growth mindset activities in their classrooms.

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    Organization
    College of St. Scholastica
    Department
    CIS/CS
    Additional Activity Info
    Purchased EducatorKit site license from MindsetWorks and the Mindset book by Carol Dweck. Host a kickoff meeting for the online training to make sure everyone can get registered and logged into the online course. Walk through the introduction model and distribute books. Send reminder emails about the training each week. Host a follow up meeting, including an annotated bibliography of relevant research. Provide stipends or other incentive for implementing a change in the classroom. Assess change in mindset by administering pre/post mindset surveys to faculty and students.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingTeaching
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Rosato

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Visit 5 high schools in 2013-2014 Fall - Develop road show, make connections to schools Spring - Deliver road show

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    Organization
    College of St. Scholastica
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Duluth
    State
    MN
    Additional Activity Info
    Apply for ES grant.  Collaborate with Iron Range Engineering.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only