Growth Mindset Part III

Please answer the following questions:

  1. Think about an example from your own life of something that you weren’t at first good at.  Then you practiced it using a good strategy and became really good at it.  Write about it and explain how you improved.
  2. Imagine a friend who is struggling in school.  This friend used to do pretty well in school but now is having a hard time and is starting to feel dumb.  Write a paragraph to your friend to encourage him or her—tell them about what you just learned about the brain and why they shouldn’t be discouraged.
  3. How does the article (Growth Mindset) affect the way you think about your abilities to learn new things? Also, describe 1 specific action you will take to apply what you have just learned about the human brain.

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