A comprehensive SEL platform giving teachers access to training resources to teach the whole child

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12 word description of app/product:

A comprehensive SEL platform giving teachers access to training resources to teach the whole child

Formats: Website and mobile-friendly (mobile compliant)

Website: https://7mindsets.com/

What does it help with?
The portal transforms school culture and drives social emotional competencies with students including: self-awareness social emotional management, social awareness, decision-making, resilience, growth mindsets, empathy, sense of purpose, and hope. Studies have shown direct impact on academic achievement and student behavior as well.

What grade and age range?
K-12 

Is this core/supplemental/special needs/extracurricular/professional development or what? Core, typically implemented school-wide and taught one time per week for 30-60 minutes

What subject, topic, what standards is it mapped to?
SEL Competencies, Blooms Taxonomy, Literacy, PBIS, and Growth Mindset

What lesson time does it use? 
Typical advisement periods

What is the pricing model?
Sub-model, typically sold at the school level but also available at district level, individual schools as well as community youth organizations and after-school programs

Are there services around it?
Training, coaching, and leadership development

What makes the 7 Mindsets Portal unique?
It delivers a comprehensive, K-12 curriculum with functionality that allows teachers to customize lessons as well as create and share SEL lessons of their own.

A description of the characteristics--how is it designed for user interface, user experience?
What instructional design principles are at work here? 

LMS user interface, mobile compliant

  • Multimedia
  • Virtual
  • Project Based
  • Experiential
  • Multi-sensory learning
  • Facilitative
  • Elegance
  • Simplicity
  • Equips teaches with what they need while in front of their students

Educator/Teacher review #1:

Delores R. Crawford, Principal
Button Gwinnett Elementary School
Hinesville, GA  31313

“During the first year of implementing 7 Mindsets at Button Gwinnett ES, we saw a significant decline in the number of classroom referrals written by teachers. The number of minor incidents decreased by 41% from the 2016-2017 school year to the 2017-2018 school year.” 

Educator/Teacher review #2:

Michelle Weber, Principal
Liberty Middle School, Fargo ND (1500 students)

“The time is now, anything is possible when we build up our students and empower them with knowledge and application of the 7 Mindsets. As Carl Jung has said, “The curriculum is so much a necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and soul of the child." The 7 Mindsets builds the young adolescent from the inside out!”

Educator/Teacher review #3:

Amy Hodgson, Educator/Superintendent in Michigan

“It is so powerful to observe the impact of the 7 Mindsets on students. It’s like the veil that is covering the secret to success is lifted, and they begin to realize that it is within their control to choose to embrace these seven mindsets, which will ultimately change the trajectory of their lives.”


Educator/Teacher review #4:

Beth Eckre, Educator in Fargo North Dakota

“The 7 Mindsets curriculum provides a powerful philosophy with a practical approach to teaching healthy mindsets to our students. Helping students act wisely starts with getting them to think positively and it is inspiring to see the change in our classroom and team when we start to believe and act like everything is possible, like we are connected, with an attitude of gratitude and the other four mindsets. It changes the climate of the classroom and makes it an inspiring and inviting place to be a student AND a teacher!”

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