#UTEDCHAT QUESTIONS FOR 1/18 – Growth Mindset

Utedchat.orgThis week we have Jared Fawson from UEN Professional Development (@MrJFawson) leading a discussion about Growth Mindset. This is a very interesting and important topic that can help students (and teachers) become more involved and in education. If you haven’t already followed Jared via Twitter (@MrJFawson) you should probably do so because it will help you to better follow the chat. 

As always, please be sure to include #UTedChat in your responses so everyone participating can see your thoughts and ideas.

Q1: What is a growth mindset? How is that different than a fixed mindset?

Q2: How can you help foster a growth mindset in your students?

Q3: How do you maintain a climate where students can learn from mistakes instead of focusing on grades?

Q4: How do you provide timely feedback and resources to address the learners concerns and questions?

Q5: How do you reward students for taking risks and rising to challenges?

Q6: Reflection is a powerful piece in getting students to deal with mistakes. How do you incorporate reflection in your teaching?

Jared Fawson combines innovation and practical application to help educators effectively integrate technology in the classroom. He holds a Bachelor’s in Social Science from the University of Utah and has eight years experience teaching at-risk students and seven years as a Geography teacher and student government advisor. In 2013, Jared was honored with the Davis School District Technology Teacher of the Year Award and was also named Teacher of the Year by the Utah newspaper Standard Examiner.

You can follow Jared via Twitter at @MrJFawson.


Cody Plumhof

Cody is the web developer, Communications Coordinator and media production center director for the Washington County School District. He has served on the UCET Board since 2012 as the WCSD representative and web developer for the organization.

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