CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Residents and school community members in Chappaqua are invited to join Superintendent of Schools Lyn McKay, for coffee and informal conversation on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
The topic of the talk is "How to Foster A Growth Mindset When Speaking With Children," and will be held from 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Cafetorium at Griffin Elementary School.
Words have power and the words we choose and the feedback we give our children can have a lasting impact on how they develop as human beings, said McKay.
Joining McKay will be Amy Fishkin, Roaring Brook principal, and Eric Byrne, assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, to discuss strategies for answering questions to promote student self-esteem and belief in their abilities to succeed.
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