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Check In Tuesdays: What is a Growth Mindset?

What is a Growth Mindset?

Help your kids move past academic struggles and fears, and learn to be resilient learners who can grow. Watch this video to learn more.

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GROWTH MINDSET AND A FIXED MINDSET?

  • About Growth Mindsets

    BELIEFS

    • Intelligence improves through study and practice
    • Intelligence is like a muscle that grows stronger with training

    CHILDREN WITH GROWTH MINDSETS

    • Find the classroom to be a more exciting and less judgmental place
    • Believe they can develop their abilities and that the classroom is a place to do that
    • Believe challenges are an opportunity to grow and they can push themselves to get better
  • About Fixed Mindsets

    BELIEFS

    • Intelligence is fixed at birth and doesn’t change with practice
    • Like eye color, you’re stuck with whatever you’re born with

    CHILDREN WITH FIXED MINDSETS

    • See school as a place where their abilities are evaluated, not developed
    • Want to show they are smart and avoid looking dumb
    • Believe mistakes mean they lack talent

For more information, please go here: https://bealearninghero.org/growth-mindset/