This growth mindset lesson, Famous Failures, will have your students working collaboratively to learn about 6 famous failures and how they overcame obstacles on their path to success. Your students will learn to overcome obstacles, accept challenges and they will understand that mistakes are okay, and often necessary to be successful.
When you are teaching students about growth mindset, I believe it is vital to use stories they can relate to. If they are seeing other characters showing both a growth mindset and a fixed mindset, they will be more likely to understand what each look like.
Introduce your students to the idea of a Growth Mindset. The simple idea that your brain is like a muscle is proven to have profound impact on learning! Watch the video with students - they’ll love the story and identify with Mojo’s struggle. The video ends with a question, leading right into a class discussion.