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.
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.
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.
This bundle includes twelve growth mindset lessons using read-alouds. This valuable bundle includes my most popular set of growth mindset lessons using 4 of Aesop's Fables. These lessons include some of the stories, read-aloud stopping points for the 8 book-based lessons, follow-up discussion questions for small and large groups, as well as worksheets.
Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Here are some engaging activities for elementary kids. These lessons are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom with your students. Also Included are bulletin board resources to display student work.