Teaching our children about the value of having a Growth Mindset - the knowledge that putting effort into tasks will help you learn and grow - can empower them. When our children know that their brains grow as they are used, it helps them to try harder to achieve, and to see that mistakes are how we learn. In this webinar, Mary considers the importance of the child's internal voice, and outlines how to support them to develop a growth mindset, with an inner voice that helps them to reach their full potential.
Dr Mary O'Kane is a Lecturer in Psychology, Early Childhood Studies and Education. Her research interests include childhood transitions; self esteem and wellbeing, and the value of play. She runs a monthly Parenting Slot on Ireland AM discussing a broad range of parenting and childhood issues while also responding to viewers parenting queries. She is also a regular contributor to the Alison Curtis Show on Today FM. She gives public talks on a range of topics related to child wellbeing, parenting, and education, and is well known for her humorous down to earth approach.
Course Duration and Delivery
Public Training This is a 2h course when delivered as public training or webinar