schedule

This event is SOLD OUT.

Please call 781-449-4010 x 101 to be added to the waiting list.

Tuesday, June 28th or July 12th

 

1:00 PM - 5:45 PM:

  • Introduction
  • Connecting the dots backwards
  • A review of the history of the concept of “mindsets”
  • The negative mindset of many disengaged, seemingly unmotivated students
  • A review of the concept of resilience
  • The notion of a “charismatic adult” and its relevance for education
  • Small group discussion focusing on “charismatic adults”

6:00 PM: Welcome dinner

 


Wednesday, June 29th or July 13th


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Continental breakfast

 

8:00 AM - 12 Noon:

  • A detailed description of the characteristics of the mindset and actions of engaged, 
    motivated, resilient students
  • A beginning discussion of “motivating environments”

12 Noon -12:45 PM: Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:45 PM:

  • Two theories of motivation
  • A review of Attribution Theory
  • A review of Self-Determination Theory (SDT)
  • Small group discussion about implementing strategies in schools based upon
    Attribution Theory and SDT
     

Thursday, June 30th or July 14th

 

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Continental breakfast

 

8:00 AM-12 Noon:

  • The characteristics of schools that promote student engagement
  • A beginning discussion of the mindset and actions of educators who are effective in nurturing intrinsic motivation, engagement, and resilience in students

12 Noon - 12:45 PM: Lunch

12:45 PM -2:45 PM:

  • Continued discussion of the mindset and actions of educators who are effective in nurturing intrinsic motivation, engagement, and resilience in students
  • Small group exercise related to empathy and empathic communication
     

Friday, July 1st or July 15th


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Continental breakfast

8:00 AM - 12:15 PM:

  • A description of a framework and strategies to increase “stress hardiness” and lessen burnout in educators
  • Small group discussion focusing on action plans to implement what was learned in the Institute in each participant’s school
     

Please note: Schedule is preliminary and subject to change