Five Week Academic Success Workshop (employees with children)
The Five Week Academic Success Workshop consists of:
Studies have shown that success follows more from perseverance than intelligence. Gritty people tend to be more successful than their less gritty counter parts, especially during challenging times. A growth mindset fosters grit and has shown to improve academic achievement. You will learn the importance of grit, and how to foster it and a growth mindset in your children.
All types of praise are not equal, certain types can be meaningless and even counterproductive. How and when you praise a child can make a big difference. Effective praise helps build self-esteem, confidence and a growth mindset. You will learn the do’s and don’ts of effective praise and how to apply the do's effectively.
We tend to be more aware of our weakness than the positive traits we possess that allow us to do things well. Most people are not aware of their strengths. Knowing your strengths and how to use them allows you to be more successful at what you undertake. You will learn what character strengths are, how to identify them in others and how to use them effectively.
Having self-control is good for you. According to leading researchers the ability to delay gratification is critical for a successful life. Self-control is correlated with a slew of positive outcomes. You will learn what self-control is, what ego-depletion is and how to foster self-control in your children.
Research tells us that effectively setting goals allows us to be grittier. Accomplishing our goals feels good, but it isn’t always easy. Effectively setting goals helps us focus our energy on doing what we have to do to achieve what we want to achieve. You will learn three effective goal setting techniques.
Learn what a growth mindset is and is not.
Learn how to teach your children the value of hard work and to persevere in the face of obstacles.
Build community by sharing parenting experiences.