Failure is success if we learn from it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
Carol Dweck: The Mother of the Growth Mindset
There are a plethora of videos available around growth mindset and grit. Above is a dynamic playlist you can use in your classroom to really be sure our kids are understanding, to review when you think they've lost some of their stamina, or in the case of Mojo, just to remind yourselves in a silly way to keep working hard.
Angela Duckworth's Grit
Growth Mindset Quotes for Kids
Part of the goal of teaching growth mindset is that kids will internalize some very different self-talk both at school and at home. One way to get kids to start actually approaching things differently is to have them work with some of the ideas and language we want them to use. Below is an article with a number of quotes to use with kids around grit. Consider using the article and the images below to create an activity where students are required to choose a new quote or a self-talk statement they identify with and make it their own by creating a meme, a tweet, a short video explaining why they chose that quote/statement, etc.