Growth mindset (i18n)
Activity: Build my growth mindset!
Take a moment to reflect.
In this reflection, we'll create our own growth mindset pep talk that we can use to conquer our fixed mindset voice when we hear it.
Step one: Give your fixed mindset voice a nickname.
Why? A nickname can help you recognize your own fixed mindset thoughts. Write down the nickname and save it.
Step two: Identify when your fixed mindset voice shows up.
Here are some situations when Thinky Pinky’s fixed mindset shows up:
- Doing long division—So many steps! It's so confusing!
- Playing soccer—Running is quite challenging for Thinky Pinky!
What are some situations when your fixed mindset voice shows up?
Step three: Plan out what you'll say to your fixed mindset.
Here's what Thinky Pinky says when his fixed mindset shows up:
Thinky Pinky light bulb
- “My brain can change! It just needs time and practice.”
- “YOU can do this! Maybe you just need to try a different strategy.”
- “This is hard! My brain will form a lot of new connections as I learn it.”
When you start hearing your fixed mindset voice, what are three things you could say to yourself in response?
When I hear my fixed mindset voice, I will tell myself ___.
When I hear my fixed mindset voice, I will ___.
Remember, everyone struggles in different situations! Struggle is just part of the learning and growing process.
Want to join the conversation?
- what I should do when I face as problem that I cannot solve after lots of efforts?(6 votes)
- leave it along and come back to lateror ask someone to help me.(4 votes)
- when i hear my fixed mindset voice, i will tell myself "minecraft is better than fortnite, so a growth mindset is better than a fixed mindset!"
- Yes say the words that help you overcome the fixed mind set. Now look at the words you chose for a growth mind set. Like I can and will do this.(3 votes)
- I can get through anything, I just have to try.(8 votes)
- what do i have to do to solve problems(6 votes)
- think hard and have confidence(2 votes)
- Everyone should never give up(5 votes)
- my fixed mind set is named gloomy(3 votes)
- what can i do when i cant solve a problem(3 votes)
- You just have to not give up and keep trying!(1 vote)
- who is thinky pinky? B)(2 votes)
- Where is he. I have to know(1 vote)
- and useless becasue its dumb(2 votes)
- Oh boo, then you should just "quit" forever. Go on, dare ya(1 vote)