The Power of Growth Mindset in Schools
Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. Heidi is the Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University, Senior Scientist for the Neuroleadership Institute and an author of several best-selling books.
Growth Mindset in Schools
How can we apply a “get better” mindset into teaching? Why does a child learn better with a growth mindset? With several decades' experience on the importance of the right kind of mindset Heidi lets teachers' in on why mindset matters in schools.
Discuss the following questions together as a class:
How would you explain the word "Mindset"?
What is the meaning of a mindset?
Watch the keynote speech in your class and answer the questions.
- What is the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset?
- How does a person with a growth mindset cope differently towards failures than people without a growth mindset?
- How can a "get better" mindset help you act in the future?