Telling students to have a growth mindset is not enough. Khan Academy and PERTS, Stanford University have come together to create lesson plans on growth mindset. Complete with videos, lesson plans and activities.
This article gives an overview of the following topics: Fixed vs. Growth Mindset, Developing a Growth Mindset, Creating a Growth Mindset Culture, Providing Smart Strategies for Perseverance and Next Steps. An excellent starting point for wanting to know more about growth mindset and some helpful strategies on teaching students the valuable skills of grit and perseverance.
This blog entry discusses the importance of viewing growth mindset not just as a tool, but rather a core philosophy of your teaching practice. It also outlines 5 Growth Mindset Practices that are readily applicable in the classroom.
Rita Pierson drives home the power of connection. As teachers it is our duty to facilitate these connections in the classroom, to provide students with a safe place to take risks as they engage in their learning. They look to us for guidance, and they see themselves through our eyes. This video reaffirms why we do what we do. When we insist that every child reach their fullest potential, students begin to believe in themselves and the sky is the limit from that moment on.