...We know that for academics to stick, students need to feel Safe, Seen and Supported. They also need to have resilience, to have that ‘I Can’ capacity. That’s where the importance of having a Growth Mindset comes in.
I am sure that many of you have heard about Growth Mindset. It was brought into the limelight with research done by Carol Dweck’s research in 2006. The Charter staff encourages students in the Growth versus Fixed Mindset in their classes. It is important that parents, too, understand the importance of supporting a growth mindset throughout your child’s life. If we all use the same language with our students, the messages are definitely more able to stick!
Sometimes we forget that the teens and pre-teens need this message as much....
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