Finish the year off STRONG! Have your students excited about a different form of teaching and leave them with…
It’s very easy to talk about Growth Mindset with our students and to start them to challenge their attitudes, simply by adding the word “yet” to the end of a sentence.
Instead of saying, “I can’t do this,” you say, “I can’t do this… yet”
Great first step to getting out of a fixed mindset and thinking you’re not smart enough to do this.
Ok. Now what?
Providing concrete strategies can help your class to become more self-sufficient and overcome learned helplessness. Sometimes students want to get better, but they get stuck.
Students will get a chance to:
Homeroom Teachers could use this in their classrooms to introduce character and growth mindsets.
School leaders (Principals, Admin, Division Leaders) could use this package in their schools to create a common language and exploration of growth mindset.
Ultimately, this chapter is meant to kick off a year / lifetime of discussion, as opposed to being a one-off activity. If all classes start off with the same approach, then throughout the year, as teachers do different activities, you could still connect it back to concepts of growth mindset, and how to persevere.
In this lesson,