This presentation provides an understanding of a growth mindset and grit research and equips educators with strategies to foster and support growth in these areas. The presenters demonstrate how small changes can support academic learning and growth, particularly with students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Research-based strategies are presented to allow educators to: (a) create an environment that encourages risk and growth; (b) help students strengthen and develop characteristics of perseverance; and (c) increase student engagement and responsibility.
RESEARCH: Examine research findings and implications for practice relevant to students with dyslexia and other language learning disabilities.
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL: Examine social/emotional issues and implications for practice for individuals with dyslexia and related language learning disabilities.
Disclosure: Jane Wilkinson and Becky Stamatiades have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.