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Growth Mindset in Coaching with Becca Silver, Ep. 132 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

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The next three months of The Coaching Podcast will focus on the human side of coaching – how we interact with others, how we think and talk to ourselves, and how we communicate. A big part of this is mindset, specifically a growth mindset.

Growth mindset is a huge buzzword, and it has been for quite a while. We work towards getting our students to approach their lives with a growth mindset, and we try to help parents do the same. But how does this apply to instructional coaches?
My guest on this episode is here to help us learn more about this important topic.
Becca Silver is the CEO and Founder of The Whole Educator. Her company helps instructional coaches make an impact by focusing on teachers’ mindsets and motivation.
Becca was a guest back on Episode 115. During that episode, we talked about transformational coaching. I had such a good time talking to Becca that I wanted her to come back to discuss growth mindset in coaching.
In this episode of the podcast, we talk about what a growth mindset is and what it’s not. Becca shares how we can use it to grow ourselves and the teachers we support.
This episode is packed with tangible tips that you can implement right away to create an impact in your coaching work.  Listen to learn about growth mindset in coaching and how having a growth mindset can help you become a more effective instructional coach.

Topics and Questions Discussed in Episode 132 – Growth mindset in Coaching with Becca Silver

  • What is mindset
  • What growth mindset is and is not
  • The difference between a growth and fixed mindset
  • What does praise look like in a growth mindset
  • How perfectionism gets in the way of coaching
  • What fixed mindset looks like in teachers, administrators, parents, and coaches (with examples)
  • How coaches can shift their mindset from a fixed to a growth mindset
  • How mindset impacts the way we work with teachers
  • Why working on your mindset is hard and scary
  • The three elements she uses to teach coaches and other school leaders to grow growth mindset in teachers
  • What coaches can do if their administration approaches their work with teachers and students with a fixed mindset
Tune in to learn more about growth mindset in coaching and why it is so important! Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review The Coaching Podcast.
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