Teach students their brain is malleable and so it is intelligence. Love to work and study are steps to achieving great accomplishments.
This subject can take up to 4 weeks depending on how much you want to emphasize the subject ( read reference – how to teach growth mindset to kids)
Prepared by: @Susana
Affirmation: Today and every day, I choose to learn and grow. Learning is my superpower!
- What does it mean to GROW?
Growth means to develop, change, mature, and evolve. Living things grow – plants, animals, and people.
- When you think of the brain or minds, what do you think MINDSET means?
Mindset is the way our brain perceives ourselves and the world. Our mindset helps us look at problems and mistakes in a positive way!
Follow the class dojo video and discussions questions
Class Dojo Growth Mindset series
Dr. Carol Dweck, a professor of psychology at Stanford University, has identified two types of mindsets at her research that started over 30 years ago.
Growth mindset is the belief that intelligence improves through study and practice. It is believing in the power of yourself! So a growth mindset is when we know, with practice, we will get better at something.
Fixed mindset is the belief either you are born intelligent or not. It is when you think you can’t get better at things, even if you practice.
ACTIVITY 1: Follow the activity described in:
ACTIVITY 2: Cut out each square and ask students to match the phrases and if you want. Make the board as displayed below
Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset board