"This material inspired me to rewrite my curriculum to include Growth Mindset in as many aspects as possible. I greatly appreciate your emphasis on intentionality and feedback, and making sure Growth Mindset is not just teaching the concept but actually changing the way we talk about progress and learning."
- Leading Edge Educator, Julia Ann Wilber
Increase your confidence in presenting the idea of Growth Mindset to staff or students (including very resistant ones) by presenting the neuroscience behind it and tangible, concrete ways to implement it.
The Mindset StarterKit shows you, step-by-step, how to present and teach growth mindset by using science-based language and examples that are research-backed to increase initiative, innovation, and perseverance.
Get a pre-packaged presentation with accompanying video lessons to help you present Growth Mindset in a way that resonates and creates buy-in from staff and students. .
You'll learn how to present and teach growth mindset, including concrete ideas on how to:
Lower Fear of
Get specific, science-based wording about what happens in the brain when you make a mistake, so that staff 're-frame failure' and increase their desire to move out of their comfort zone and try a new process, practice or project.
Tap into a specific sense of purpose that research shows increases perseverance during challenging tasks.
Evolve Learning to Adapt to the New Economy
Find out which specific ideas about the brain and learning are causing the education system and many businesses to collapse - and what we need to know in order to survive and thrive in today's new connection-based, networked economy.
Creativity + “Neurodiversity”
Discover a new way to assess learning that lowers fear of mistakes and helps staff and students get into their unique ‘genius zone’.
"I learned how to infuse lessons with conversations about emotion, vulnerability and failure. Stefanie knows what she is talking about
– and backed it all up with evidence."
– Jenna De Bruin, Teacher Innovator, Chicago IL
- Bonus animated videos to understand the importance of failure, discomfort and process that will help staff feel more comfortable with their own learning journey and setbacks, and less likely to give up when faced with mistakes or failures.
How long is the training?
Totally customizable and available whenever you want to infuse it into an existing meeting,
or create a training entirely devoted to Mindset Neuroscience.
You'll be able to:
-Vicky, Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP)
Stefanie's mission is to empower leaders, educators and innovators with insights from neuroscience, business & marketing, education, social justice and neurobiology to help them catalyze growth and unleash potential.
Her graduate degree from New York University, and fieldwork at the NYU Phelps Lab for Neuroscience Research, NYU Institute for Prevention Science, and Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the cross-section of neuroscience, empathy and self-directed neuroplasticity. She combines a decade plus of counseling and teaching in organizations and schools across the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Africa, with insights gained from science research and training in monasteries with meditation and mindfulness teachers from Africa, the US, Vietnam and India.
Stefanie's clients include: Google, Hasso-Plattner School of Design (Berlin), Northwestern University, Illinois State University Chicago, Northeastern University, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Calgary Bridge Foundation, Alberta Children's Hospital, EEE Youth, OPRFCF Leadership Lab, Enlace Chicago, Christopher House and various school districts throughout the US and Canada.
"I now better understand how students need to transition from outdated direct instruction to innovative thought. This material brings a much needed research and empirical component to student development and teaching."
– Jonathan Brito, teacher, Chicago IL
Want this training for your entire staff?
Contact me for significant group discounts so that each staff member can track their own progress, add to the discussion forum and access material whenever needed.