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Growth Mindset: The Early Grades

Early elementary educators who want to introduce the concept of Growth Mindset to their students will find this diverse collection of resources helpful.

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Early elementary educators introducing and teaching the concept of Growth Mindset will find a wealth of resources in this diverse collection.  The collection includes:

  1. 4 Ways to Encourage a Growth Mindset in the Classroom: An introductory article that describes how to incorporate Growth Mindset into the classroom.
  2. Growth Mindset Kids Video: A brief video of students talking about what Growth Mindset means to them and how they use their new skills to become better learners.
  3. Don't Give Up: Sesame Street and Bruno Mars video: Sesame Street characters joined by a special guest guest, encourge children to practice perserverence.
  4. The Dot. The Dot by Peter Reynolds is a gorgeous picture book that encourages children to take risks even when they fear failure.  A video reading.  
  5. My Favorite Growth Mindset Picture Books: A blog post from a 3rd Grade teacher sharing her favorite read aloud books with Growth Mindset themes.
  6. ClassDojo Growth Mindset Resources: A five-episode video series and accompanying activities that encourage students to learn and embrace a Growth Mindset.
  7. Growth Mindset "What I Can Say to Myself" Chart: This teacher-created chart cues students to think and speak affirmatively when facing learning struggles. Printable, or recreate your own.

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Grade/Age Level:

Elementary (Age 5-10)

Category Quick Find:

Teaching Resource

UDL Guidelines:

Recruiting Interest
Sustaining Effort & Persistence
Self-regulation

Resource File Type:

Slides
Video

Accessibility:

WCAG v2.0 AA

Teaching Practices:

Understanding & Overcoming Barriers

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Posted date:

September 16, 2018
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