| April 10, 2018
The idea behind growth mindset is that people believe their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. Research shows that youth with a growth mindset earn better grades, perform better on standardized tests, maintain their confidence when faced with challenges and are more resilient when they make a mistake.
With the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) tests starting this week, consider how you are encouraging growth mindset with your young people, especially kids in grades 3-8 as they embark upon this important exam.
Looking for a unique way to get students excited about developing growth mindset? How about through doodling? Doodle Desk Cards combine growth mindset quotes with growth mindset words and expressions. Students can create desk cards that serve as a constant reminder of growth mindset. What a cool way to offer a daily dose of inspiration!
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