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Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

An Introduction to Growth Mindset

with Lindsey Pinchbeck


This class is for teachers, parents, coaches and the curious. Sharing ideas around the work of Carol Dweck on Growth Mindset, participants will learn to identify growth mindset and fixed mindset statements and actions through personal experiences and a variety of examples. Examples of Growth Mindset thinking: "If I practice and work hard enough I can improve and change." Examples of Fixed Mindset thinking: " I have innate talents or flaws, it's just the way I am." By focusing on awareness, setting intentions, reflection and practice students will build an understanding of the importance of supporting learners with Growth Mindset ideas. A willingness to journal and experiment using the arts will encourage and deepen the learning and practice of a mindset that is not fixed but geared toward growth. Registration $30. 3 weeks 6:30-7:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 3/1 CHRHS Rm 235 Lindsay Pinchbeck is the director of Sweet Tree Arts and founder of Sweetland School in Hope, ME. She has been teaching in the arts and alternative education settings for the past 17 years. Lindsay earned her Masters in Education through Lesley University's Creative Arts and Learning program. She believes we create as active participants, engage as observers and share experiences together enriching our lives and building empathy when we explore the world through the Arts. Lindsay is a member of the Maine Arts Leadership Initiative and works locally and on the state level to share ideas around creativity, Growth Mindset and listening and responding through the arts.


Code: 6200.11.0.318.17.160963
  • Mar 1 - 15th, 2018
    Thu for 3 weeks from 6:30 - 7:30 pm


25 Keelson Dr.
Rockport, ME 04856 Get directions

Room: 235

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