New Teacher Academy 2018

Growth Mindset and Universal Design for Learning for New Educators

Thank you for attending my breakout session at NTA on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  Please feel free to email me if you need any further support with implementation.  [email protected]

Please find the powerpoint slides and handouts below.  I hope to see you at future trainings or on future webinars.  Have a wonderful school year!

Supporting Students Using UDL for NTA PPT Slides



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Growth Mindset Movies & Videos for Children by Big Life Journal


Copy of Growth v fixed mindset survey

MIndset One Pager

Also check out these websites:


Growth Mindset Parent Webinar

When students believe they can get smarter, they understand that effort makes them stronger. Learn how simple changes in the way you praise your child can make them into more successful students and people.

Click the link to view the recorded webinar:

Download the handouts:

Growth Mindset Links:

Growth Mindset Webinar

Please join us for this virtual meeting seminar, free and easy to participate! 

All you need is a computer, laptop, or device with speakers!

Download the Growth Mindset Webinar Series Flyer 

Language Matters:

Adopting Person First Language to Foster a Growth Mindset

September 5, 2017 at 2:15pm-3:00pm

A teacher’s language and mindset impacts their actions.  A teacher’s actions impact their student’s mindset.  A student’s mindset impacts their performance. In this session, participants will understand the influence of language on mindset.  Research on the effects of praise statements and their impact on student engagement and performance will be explored.

Logging in is Easy!

From the comfort of your classroom, office or home!  Starting  15 minutes  before the start time, click the link, or copy and paste into your browser to enter the Adobe Connect Virtual Room.

Select Guest, and type your name.  You will need speakers to hear the meeting, and you will ask questions and respond through a chat box in the meeting.



About the Presenter: 

Naomi Church is a Program Specialist for the Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS). Naomi has served Broward Schools for 14 years as an ESE Support Facilitator, RtI Coordinator, Instructional Coach and teacher. Naomi is passionate about professional development and building capacity in teachers and families to increase student success. Visit her math website for resources and more at

New Parent Trainings Coming in 2017!

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FDLRS Reach of Broward County is a collaborative network that supports educators and families by providing learning opportunities ranging from prevention to intervention to maximize student achievement.

FDLRS Parent Services brings you FREE learning opportunities for parents in 2017!

Click here for information on our FREE webinars that you can participate in right from home!

You can also attend in person parent trainings throughout the county!

  • Growth Mindset for Parents will be offered on January 24, 2017 at 6:00pm at Challenger Elementary School.
    • Pre-register for this event by clicking here:
    • This training will focus on how parents can build a Growth Mindset in their children and even develop one themselves.  When students believe they can get smarter, they understand that effort makes them stronger.  Come learn how simple changes in the way you praise your child can make them into more successful students.  
  • Family Fun with Math will be offered on February 15, 2017 at 9:00am at Arthur Ashe Campus and 6:00pm at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School.
    • Families can increase math proficiency in their children by playing fun games at home.  In this workshop you’ll learn some strategies, activities and games that you can play to increase student success in Mathematics.