Section 5 -

Part 7 & Final

Suggested Timeline: March 11 - 27 (just a suggestion, the course is self-paced but remember ALL work must be submitted by March 27)

Estimated Time: 3.5 hours

This section requires you to read and reflect on Part Seven of Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Seven High-Impact Mindsets for Students From Poverty. After each part, you will complete the activities outlined for the section. You will also submit the following:

  • Mindset Tracker (on the template provided at the beginning of the course) with Implementation Reflections and plans for future use, and
  • Family Engagement Outline (on the template provided at the beginning of the course) for assisting families in ways they can support their child in the mindsets and with resources from SD SFEC’s website.

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Part Seven (p. 185 - 208 of text)

Topic: Part Seven - Why the Graduation Mindset? & Epilogue

  • Chapter 19: Support Alternative Solutions
  • Chapter 20: Prepare for College and Careers
  • Follow Through & Epilogue

Assignments:

  1. Post your "take-away" to the Nearpod Collaborate Board.
  2. Complete a brief Flipgrid Video centered on the prompt below. Click here to access Flipgrid
    • I will commit to using the following strategy in my classroom ________________ to develop a Graduation Mindset with my students. I chose this strategy because _____________________________.

Epilogue (p. 209 - 214 of text)

Assignment:

Read and reflect on the Jensen’s Epilogue, then respond centered on the prompt below. Click here to access Flipgrid

  • What are your thoughts on what Jensen has to say?
  • Has this book study impacted you as an educator? Why or why not?
  • What are you thinking in regard to how implementing the high-impact strategies can impact your teaching?
  • Do you have any final thoughts you would like to share?

Final Assignments (Mindset Tracker & Parent Outline)

Final Assignments:

Access Mindset Tracker & Family Engagement Outline

  • Submit your Mindset Tracker (on the template provided at the beginning of the course) with Implementation Reflections and plans for future use.
  • Submit your Family Engagement Outline (on the template provided at the beginning of the course) for assisting families in ways they can support their child in the mindsets and with resources from SD SFEC’s website.

e-mail both documents to pdiekhoff@gmail.com