The educator incorporates growth mindset oriented language into lessons and conversations and encourages students to do the same. This can be done individually, in small groups, or in whole-group instruction, and it can happen as part of a stand-alone activity or be integrated into a content lesson.
A growth-oriented mindset, the understanding that intelligence and abilities are qualities everyone can develop through effort has been shown to have powerful effects on student motivation, learning, and academic success. Providing regular growth mindset oriented feedback on student effort can support and sustain this powerfully positive and motivating perspective on learning.
Following are the items you must submit to earn this micro-credential and the criteria by which they will be evaluated. To earn this micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1, 3, and 4 and a “Yes” for Part 2.
(200-word limit for each response)
Please submit work examples from two students (such as links to writing, audio, images, video, and other media) that demonstrate progress toward the growth mindset competency, including such items as pre and post growth mindset evaluations, audio or video examples of students and teachers using growth mindset messages, reflections on the value of having a growth mindset, or other relevant items.
For the two students whose work examples were included above, submit student-created reflections on their experience of the growth mindset activities. Use the following questions as a guide (200-word limit for each reflection):
Provide a reflection on what you learned, using the following questions as a guide (200-word limit):
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