Unit 4: Activities to Promote and Discuss Growth Mindset


Now that you have learned what a Growth mindset is, the difference between Growth and Fixed Mindset, and enhancing a Growth Mindset within your classroom; it is time to create activities and come up with ideas to promote Growth Mindset within your classroom or work environment


Here are some examples of activities. Pick 2 or 3 that you want try with your group mates. After each activity, discuss what you liked about it and one thing you would change.

Elementary Students:

  1. Negative/Positive: Have students write down a list of negative statements that they have said to themselves. After, show an example on how they can turn that negative into a positive. Have them do the same for each statement they wrote.

Secondary and Beyond:

  1. Famous Fails: Talk about and discuss the failure and challenges of people who we look up to and admire today.

Final Reflection