Developing a positive, growth mindset early on is crucial for a successful, happy life. When kids learn that putting forth effort and using the right strategies can help them get better at things, they feel empowered, and try harder. When they know their brains are capable of growing, they are more confident, resilient and are not afraid to fail!
Instilling this mindset in our students will give them the skills and outlook to support their learning throughout education and into adult life.
So how do we teach this simple and incredible concept? To start, we need to understand the basics.
I'm Ruth. I'm a teacher based in Manchester, UK.
I've been teaching for eight years and am currently based in Year Four, but I have also taught in Year One and Reception.
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