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Growth mindset for young kids

A presentation on growth mindset for 10 year old students at risk. Singapore.

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Growth mindset for young kids

  1. 1. GROWTH MINDSET Become a learner Shona Schwartz: Shonas@gmail.com Presented at: March, 2016
  2. 2. Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Fixed Mindset Growth Mindset Intelligence and ability is innate. People are either smart or not. They are born with talent. Intelligence and ability is developed through effort. Intelligence can be improved. Talents can be learned. S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  3. 3. Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Fixed Mindset Growth Mindset Intelligence and ability is innate. People are either smart or not. They are born with talent. Intelligence and ability is developed through effort. Intelligence can be improved. Talents can be learned. Traits: ● Blames others ● Ignores feedback ● Gives up ● Avoids challenges ● Sees effort as a waste of time Traits: ● Takes responsibility ● Accepts critique and feedback ● Persists ● Accepts challenges ● Sees effort as a path to improvement S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  4. 4. Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Fixed Mindset Growth Mindset Intelligence and ability is innate. People are either smart or not. They are born with talent. Intelligence and ability is developed through effort. Intelligence can be improved. Talents can be learned. Traits: ● Blames others ● Ignores feedback ● Gives up ● Avoids challenges ● Sees effort as a waste of time Traits: ● Takes responsibility ● Accepts critique and feedback ● Persists ● Accepts challenges ● Sees effort as a path to improvement I can’t. I can. I quit. How can I? Can someone help me? S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  5. 5. Draw your own cartoon (worksheet) Share out… Is this ‘rock brain’ or ‘playdough brain’?
  6. 6. The science behind mindset
  7. 7. Rock Brain: ● I’m not good at this ● I quit ● I’m bad at math ● I can’t write ● It didn’t work, I guess I can’t do it ● My teacher hates me so I got a bad grade S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  8. 8. Playdough Brain: - I need to ask for help - I’m not sure if I will succeed but I want to take the challenge! - Maybe I can learn from my friends and work with them - I’m frustrated that it didn’t work, but maybe I can try again - I need to change my study habits to get better grades S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  9. 9. Times when I was in a… (worksheet) Fixed mindset: The result…..? Growth mindset: The result….? S2 Training and Development Shonas@gmail.com
  10. 10. Failure:
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  15. 15. Growth mindset
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  19. 19. Let’s try it! Instead of….. Say…..
  20. 20. Let’s try it! Instead of….. Say…..
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  23. 23. Share the message! Since we know practice makes better… POSTERS: Growth Mindset ● Make posters showing growth mindset! ○ (cartoon, text, graphics, design, ad…)
  24. 24. Keep up the learning :) Thank you for your participation today!

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