Mindset

"Failure is success if we learn from it."-Malcolm Forbes

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“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment,” writes Dweck. Students who embrace growth mindsets—the belief that they can learn more or become smarter if they work hard and persevere—may learn more, learn it more quickly, and view challenges and failures as opportunities to improve their learning and skills.

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Big Ideas for the classroom: Growth Mindset - Episode 1/5

Using Growth Mindset on a Day to Day Basis in the Classroom

I see that you have been trying so hard at …

You are becoming more confident at ….

Good job taking on such a hard task …

You are taking on harder tasks and that must make you feel confident.

I like the way that you ….

You must have tried really hard at this.

I see that you are trying again, great thinking.

You remembered to use the procedure for ….

I noticed you are thinking through the steps we discussed.

I am watching the way you’re approaching this and I think your effort is outstanding.

The steps you took must have really helped you…