Growth Mindset

Teaching students to appreciate their mistakes and failures

This Miniclip explores the characteristics of a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. It explains that fear is a natural universal emotion, how challenges help students grow, and provides students with tips on how to switch on their growth mindset.

Growth Mindset

This is a story of two seeds – both planted on the same day, in the same soil, in the same garden bed. One has a growth mindset—with a curious desire to grow and reach the outside world—while the other has a fixed mindset—filled with fear and choosing the remain stagnant in its soil.

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Audience: Primary
Subject: PDHPE

Free Printable Resources

Download our complementary resources for your students to complete in class:

‘Growth Mindset’ Teaching Resource Pack

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