Schedule

Monday

June 24 / July 8
Mindset Theories and the Concept of Resilience

12:30 PM –1:00 PM

Registration

1:00 PM –5:30 PM

Introduction

Connecting the Dots Backwards

A Review of Different Theories of the Concept of Mindsets

Discussion of the Negative Mindset of Many Disengaged, Seemingly Unmotivated Students

A Review of the Concept of Resilience

Discussion of the Notion of Charismatic Adults and Its Relevance for Education

Small Group Discussion Focusing on Teachers Who Were Charismatic Adults in Our Lives

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

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Tuesday

June 25 / July 9
Characteristics of Engaged, Motivated, Resilient Students

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

Detailed Description of the Characteristics of the Mindset and Actions of Engaged, Motivated, and Resilient students

Discussion of Motivating Environments

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Wednesday

June 26 / July 10
Theories of Motivation: Creating Motivating Environments

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

A Continued Discussion of Motivating Environments and a Review of Two Theories of Motivation

Self-Determination Theory (SDT)

Academic Mindset Theory

The Characteristics of Schools That Promote Student Engagement

Small Group Discussion Focusing on One of the Most Difficult Situations You Faced as an Educator, How You Handled the Situation, and How You Might Handle It Differently Today

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Thursday

June 27 / July 11
The Mindset and Strategies of Effective Educators

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

A Detailed Description of the Mindset and Strategies of Educators Who Are Effective in Creating a Positive School Climate and Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation, Engagement, Self-discipline, Responsibility, Caring, and Resilience in Students

Small group discussion focusing on exercises to promote empathy in the school setting

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Friday

June 28 / July 12
Developing Stress Hardiness and Resilience in Ourselves

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

A Description of a Framework and Strategies to Increase Stress Hardiness and Lessen Burnout in Educators

Small Group Discussion to Design Action Plans to Implement in Each Participant's School Based on What Was Learned in This Institute.

Discussion of Possible Obstacles to the Implementation of These Plans and Strategies to Overcome These Obstacles

 

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