Growth Mindset Discussion
- Reflect on the growth mindset exercise we did in class
- Read the brief article about the science of mindset
- Think about a time you faced adversity and overcame it, now describe that time. You may share your story in writing, via a 3-minute video or via a multi-media presentation:
- Describe the situation
- Explain the adversity/challenge you faced
- Explain what actions you took to overcome this adversity or challenge. Be specific: what beliefs, behaviors, and level of effort helped you overcome the adversity.
- Explain how the situation worked out
- Explain what you learned from this experience
- Explain to a younger brother or sister, how having a growth mindset can help him/her overcome adversity and accomplish his/her goals. Explain what they can do to achieve and sustain a growth mindset.