A grand day out with Dweck, Syed, Hymer, Brinton, Jones & Elder

Class Teaching

Today was Osiris Educational’s ‘Growing Mindsets Convention 2014’ in London. As well as a programme of excellent speakers, including Carol Dweck, Matthew Syed and Barry Hymer, it was also an opportunity to spend some time with EG Schools colleagues – Dan Brinton,Pete Jones & Zoe Elder.  The day didn’t disappoint and provided many thought provoking moments.  A summary follows.

dweck pic

The day got underway with Professor Carol Dweck – and a photo opportunity not to be missed!

“I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures…I divide the world into the learners and non-learners.”

– Benjamin Barber

Mindset Rule #1

Fixed Mindset: Look smart at all costs

Growth Mindset: Learn at all costs

If you don’t try, you won’t fail and so you’ll always look smart.

Mindset Rule #2

Fixed Mindset: It should come naturally

Growth Mindset:…

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