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Growth Mindset

The Power of Yet - Carol Dweck Ted Talk

Grit - the power of passion and perseverance - Angela Duckworth Ted Talk (Book available in the library)

The Power of Yet - Sesame Street

Mindset Kit - online lessons and practices designed to help you teach and foster adaptive beliefs about learning.

Mindset Works

How to Teach Growth Mindset to Kids (4 week guide)

Developing a Growth Mindset in your child

Famous Failures


You can learn anything

  • Say your timetables – that’s your cerebrum working
  • Give a friend a high 5 – that’s your cerebellum working
  • Weigh up the pros and cons of a challenge – that’s your prefrontal cortex working
  • Follow a map/give directions – that’s your hippocampus working
  • How do you feel – that’s your amygdala working
  • Take five deep breaths – that’s your brain stem!