Teaching a Growth Mindset
Learn how to talk to students about the brain, and download a growth mindset lesson plan.View first lesson
Number of Lessons 4
Designed For Teachers
Time to Complete 16 min
Introducing students to the malleable brain
Researchers have learned a great deal about what works and what doesn't work, and we're still learning! Read about some of the lessons we've learned so far.
Explain the neuroscience
See evidence that the brain is malleable and share this evidence with students.
Growth mindset lesson plan
Download a sample growth mindset lesson plan to try out in your classroom.
Instilling a growth mindset takes time
Have a growth mindset about instilling a growth mindset!
Grow your brain.
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